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Stretchy Battery Development
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msg:4549039
 5:06 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

Researchers have demonstrated a flat, "stretchy" battery that can be pulled to three times its size without a loss in performance.

While flexible and stretchable electronics have been on the rise, powering them with equally stretchy energy sources has been problematic.

The new idea in Nature Communications uses small "islands" of energy-storing materials dotted on a stretchy polymer.

The study also suggests the batteries can be recharged wirelessly.

Stretchy Battery Development [bbc.co.uk]


I want to know if it gives longer usage. ;)

 

SevenCubed




msg:4549044
 5:16 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

Groan. Good one :)

Leosghost




msg:4549149
 6:59 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

Works by elastricity..

Which is different from elastictrickery..which is a subset of automagically..

lucy24




msg:4549238
 10:36 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

I want to know if it gives longer usage.

Heh. When I saw the topic header I couldn't figure out if it meant physically stretchy, or a variable lifespan. It serves up only the amount of power you need, and its lifespan depends on power consumption rather than elapsed time. Like a rubber band that gets skinnier when you stretch it.

LifeinAsia




msg:4549247
 11:05 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

So, if we tie one end to the Energizer bunny...

Leosghost




msg:4549258
 11:36 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)

mods ..rabbit shibari in aisle 5..

tbear




msg:4549262
 12:04 am on Feb 27, 2013 (gmt 0)

Double LOL....
...almost spilled by beer..... :)

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