Create an account
What is the electrolyte? What are the most common types?
liquid, solid, or paste; any pH; commonly NaOH or KOH
What is lithium battery's best (and worst) trait?
High specific energy = lighter/lower per use costs, but low melting temp and reactivity to water make it dangerous
Is recycling batteries attractive
No; takes 6-10 times more energy to recycle one than to make one from scratch
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together