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Discharge Rate

In Lithium 101 by StarkPower

The C-rate is a unit to declare a current value which is used for estimating and/or designating the expected effective time of battery under variable charge/discharge condition. The charge and …

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Cycle Life Characteristics

In Lithium 101 by StarkPower

The rated capacity of lithium polymer battery means total quantities of electricity or energy that can be withdrawn from a fully charged cell under specified conditions of discharge current. Rated …

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Explaining Lithium-ion Chemistries

In Lithium 101 by StarkPower

Li-ion batteries come in many varieties but all have one thing in common — the catchword “lithium-ion.” Although strikingly similar at first glance, these batteries vary in performance, and it’s …

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Understanding Lithium-ion

In Lithium 101 by StarkPower

It was not until the early 1970s that the first non-rechargeable lithium batteries became commercially available. Attempts to develop rechargeable lithium batteries followed in the 1980s but the endeavor failed …

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8 Things You Should Know About Lithium-Ion

In Lithium 101 by StarkPower

Careless lithium shipping and poor manufacturing techniques from Asia have given lithium-ion batteries a bad reputation. Martin Koebler’s and StarkPower’s patented solid-state switching controls, which manage the temperature of our …