Crushed silicon can create a smartphone battery that lasts three times longer than current cells
0. phoneArena 07 Nov 2012, 01:35 posted on
Rice University researchers have discovered a way to triple the battery life of lithium-ion batteries using crushed silicon anode; the crushed silicons can hold up to 10 times the amount of lithium ions than the number that today's cells can hold...
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1. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1059; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
All the hue and cry over batteries in devices and all it takes is sand to solve our battery issues :)
2. Captain_Doug (Posts: 730; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
There's been like 3 or 4 advancements like this in the past few months. It's great but I'd really like to see something actually happen with this tech. Come to market!
4. Topcat488 (Posts: 974; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)
I agree with Captain_"D", advancements in the area of making longer lasting batteries have been in the news more and more as of late. Which is another reason i'm happy that my SG-Note has a removable battery. Bring on the sweetness of these longer lasting batteries... ;)
20. Captain_Doug (Posts: 730; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
That's a great point. These batteries would probably be backwards compatible with phones today and with a removable battery you could just make the switch. So that's a selling point for another reason now.
3. eisenbricher (Posts: 961; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Indian scientists are brilliant! Alas, they get necessary facilities only in other countries...
Nice invention! Hope to see it coming soon to phones.
6. byazatt (Posts: 159; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)
I just imagined the next generation galaxy note (the current is still blowing my mind!), with a battery that lasts for two whole days under my itchy thumbs!
7. byazatt (Posts: 159; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)
someone has eaten a rotten fruit and the stench is all over this place!
11. TheMan (Posts: 338; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
Get the "Will it Blend" guy over here. We need to make some batteries!