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New possibilities for monitoring batteries’ health

Batteries are now essential in today's world, and the scientists are constantly looking for better batteries. One of the main challenges of today’s batteries is to make them "greener". Toward this target, in the last few...

IUF - Members of the 2021 Promotion

The Institut Universitaire de France (IUF) awarded on Tuesday November 5, 2021, Prof. Christian Masquelier as Senior Member "Fundamental" and Prof. Christophe Lethien as Senior Member "Innovation". Prof. Mathieu Salanne...

A charge transfer at the origin of the voltage hysteresis

The transition of our societies to a carbon-free world is underway. Among the issues raised by this observation, the question of energy and its storage occupies an important place. Batteries, especially Li-ion, are today seen...

Jean-Marie Tarascon, scientific personality of the year 2020

The French newspaper Le Monde rewarded Prof. Jean-Marie Tarascon for marking the scientific year in 2020.

The intellectual property policy rewarded by the 2020 INPI Trophies

The RS2E was elected laureate of the 2020 INPI Trophies in the “Research” section, a distinction for its strategy of commercialization and industrial property.

The RS2E nominated for the 2020 INPI Trophies

The French initiative on electrochemical energy storage is proud to be a finalist of the 2020 INPI Trophies in the research category.

A winning synergy for an ERC grant

A transdisciplinary collaboration between the research teams of Prof. Markus Antonietti and Prof. Patrice Simon obtained a prestigious ERC (European Research Council) grant.

Jean-Marie Tarascon, Balzan Prize winner 2020

[In French] Jean-Marie Tarascon est le lauréat du prix Balzan 2020 dans le domaine des défis environnementaux : science des matériaux pour les énergies renouvelables. Ce prix lui est attribué « pour ses contributions...

[Press release] In situ optical fibers and sensors for smart and more efficient batteries

As people become more mobile in the 21st century, batteries are essential for a wide range of applications (portable devices, renewable energy storage, electric mobility…) that have become the heart of our interconnected...

Original use of a characterization method to directly follow the growth of dendrites

Li-ion batteries are more and more numerous in our daily life. After portable devices, such as smartphones or laptops, they are now used in electric cars. Researchers are constantly trying to optimize this technology. Today...

Na-ion batteries can make good use of the anionic redox

While the European Union is strengthening its environmental criteria for the production and the commercialization of batteries in its territory, researchers are encouraged to develop alternatives to Li-ion batteries that are...

Aqueous electrolysers have to innovate in their architecture

The chemical industry is a major CO2 emitter. As our societies must cope with the consequences of climate change, it is more important than ever to strongly decarbonize this industry. Hydrogen is a reagent commonly used to...