Startup Xerion Advanced Battery Profiled in Daily Illini

Category : Features
Posted on: April 17, 2013

EnterpriseWorks startup Xerion Advanced Battery was profiled on the front page of today’s Daily Illini. The company is commercializing next generation battery technology developed by Prof. Paul Braun, a Materials Science and Engineering faculty member. 

Because of the porous quality of the new electrode structure developed by Braun’s research team, lithium ions necessary to charge a battery can move more quickly through the battery, charging it much faster than the current battery structure on the market. Although the new technology can charge a battery faster, it will not impede the function of batteries in products as they function now,