LiON rechargeable batteries have been believed to be the next generation of rechargeable batteries that will come to replace NiMH. But recent high-profile LiON battery fires on jetliners has tech analytics questioning the long-term safety and viability of the technology.
If you follow tech news, then you know that LiON rechargeable batteries have quickly become the gold standard in the world of consumer electronics. The vast majority of mobile electronic devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops all use powerful, high capacity LiON battery packs to run their systems, while even some of the top battery manufacturers now offer LiON batteries in AA and AAA varieties for digital cameras, camera flashes, and other high-profile electronics.
The reason for the rise in popularity of the LiON is simple: it is a high-output, high-capacity battery that gives complex electronics the sustained power they need to run powerful onboard processors, high-resolution displays, and other hardware components. But while all of these benefits of LiON rechargeable batteries are indeed true, the safely and stability of the LiON battery cell is now being called into question. Continue reading ‘Recent High-Profile Fires Draw Concern Over LiON Rechargeable Batteries’