A “battery” is the generic term for an electrochemical source of electricity, which stores energy in a chemically bound form, and which can convert this directly into electric power. A battery may be either a single cell or multiple cells connected in series/parallel configurations.
This article is the second in our ongoing series about batteries. This installment provides an overview of lithium-ion batteries – typical properties, principal applications, and trends.
Asurion of Smyrna, TN has recalled about 470,000 counterfeit Blackberry-brand cell phone batteries, distributed in refurbished Blackberry-branded devices.