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Title: Cold War computers, California supercars, and the pursuit of lithium-ion power

Abstract

The electric vehicle’s history offers a lesson to the wise: Harvesting the fruits of basic science requires industrial foresight, investment, and a healthy dose of realpolitik.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22597616
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 69; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2016 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; FUEL CELLS; LITHIUM ION BATTERIES; LITHIUM IONS; VEHICLES

Citation Formats

Eisler, Matthew N. Cold War computers, California supercars, and the pursuit of lithium-ion power. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/PT.3.3296.
Eisler, Matthew N. Cold War computers, California supercars, and the pursuit of lithium-ion power. United States. doi:10.1063/PT.3.3296.
Eisler, Matthew N. Thu . "Cold War computers, California supercars, and the pursuit of lithium-ion power". United States. doi:10.1063/PT.3.3296.
@article{osti_22597616,
title = {Cold War computers, California supercars, and the pursuit of lithium-ion power},
author = {Eisler, Matthew N.},
abstractNote = {The electric vehicle’s history offers a lesson to the wise: Harvesting the fruits of basic science requires industrial foresight, investment, and a healthy dose of realpolitik.},
doi = {10.1063/PT.3.3296},
journal = {Physics Today},
number = 9,
volume = 69,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}