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New Microbatteries a Boost For Electronics

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Ions flowing

Ions flow between 3D micro-electrodes in a lithium ion battery.

Credit: The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery—and then recharge the phone in the blink of an eye.

From University of Illinois News
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