How do batteries power our electronics?

Batteries. The mysterious little cylinders that have powered our essentials and fun for decades. How in the world do they work? What's the chemistry that's going on inside, and how does it power our electronics? Let's find out.

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Batteries. The mysterious little cylinders that have powered our essentials and fun for decades. How in the world do they work? What's the chemistry that's going on inside, and how does it power our electronics? Let's find out.

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References from this episode
  1. Chemistry - An Atoms First Approach by Gilbert, Kirss, Foster and Bretz
  2. Chemistry 4th edition - McMurry and Fay
  3. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00479
  4. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/reactions/videos/2016/how-to-keep-your-phone-battery-charged-longer.html
  5. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/reactions/videos/2020/the-worlds-biggest-batteries-arent-what-you-think.html

















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