Knowing Nickel: Nickel (II) Hydroxide

Ni(OH)2 - enabling essential battery technologies

June 01, 2010

Nickel (II) Hydroxide

There is constant investment, innovation and competition in energy storage and battery chemistries as various products are developed that optimize batteries for different uses: fast-charging, fast-discharging, constant voltage, high voltage, volumetric energy density, chemical stability, low self-discharge rate, ability to be recharged multiple times, reliability, and other criteria. In many important cases, however, a basic building block is nickel(II) hydroxide, taking advantage of nickel’s electro-chemical properties and its relative abundance compared with chemicals based on platinum and related metals.

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