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Ten-fold increase in battery life could be possible with new electrode technology

0. phoneArena 15 Nov 2011, 05:41 posted on

By constructing a special lithium-ion electrode made out of silicon and graphene, the team of researchers are aiming to increase the battery life of traditional li-ion batteries up to ten times...

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posted on 16 Nov 2011, 03:09

31. Glim12808 (Posts: 394; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

So not only charges that could last up to a week ("...to have ten times as much capacity as they do today")
but also shorter charging time ("...can speed up the battery's charging time up to ten times")!
I say WOW! Hope this thing becomes commercially viable!

posted on 16 Nov 2011, 16:18 1

32. systamatics (Posts: 63; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)

People , the problem is sadly easy to solve but companies are not allowed to , its not a mobile phones problem , if the battery of the phone becomes so powerful , other industries would use it , oil companies and countries would be heavily affected , many powerful people would be affected too , the technology is out there , but dont expect before 50 or 60 years (when oil reaches its last stage in reserves)

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