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Scientists create battery that doesn't degrade when recharged

Scientists create battery that doesn't degrade when recharged

Scientists create battery that don't degrade when recharged

Scientists create battery that doesn't degrade when recharged

 

Scientists have created a battery that can be recharged without degradation, with testing so far showing that it hasn't degraded after over 200,000 cycles. Hopefully we will be able to see this technology in products sometime over the next few years. 

This discovery was made by accident at the University of California at Irvine (UCI), where a nanowire-based Lithium-ion battery was used that where the gold nanowire was coated in a manganese dioxide gel and was then placed in a Plexiglas-like shell, which somehow had greatly improved the reliability of the battery.

Researchers have looked to nanowires in the past to improve the longevity of batteries but it was found that the wires expanded and turned brittle during typical use, typically resulting in these batteries dying in a "dramatic fashion" after 5000-7000 cycles.  

This new enhanced battery has already been tested over 200,000 times with no degradation/ loss in capacity or power, making this technology viable for potential future use in consumer technologies, paving the way for commercial batteries that will last a lifetime in electric cars, laptops, mobile phones, and even spacecraft.   

 

  Scientists create battery that don't degrade when recharged

 

Hopefully, this technology will eventually replace the traditional battery technology that we use today, giving us more reliable devices and greatly reducing dangerous electronic waste. 

 

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23-04-2016, 12:46:33

NeverBackDown
Pretty good invention ID say. There gonna make a lot of money if they license itQuote

24-04-2016, 16:28:36

SuB
inb4 this gets bought and / or disappeared by the usual suspects (as with what happened to that super fast charging capacitor style battery that got announced by a girl some time ago, completely disappeared off the face of the earth). No degradation batteries are going to be like non-rusting cars...Quote

24-04-2016, 16:32:54

WYP
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Originally Posted by SuB View Post
inb4 this gets bought and / or disappeared by the usual suspects (as with what happened to that super fast charging capacitor style battery that got announced by a girl some time ago, completely disappeared off the face of the earth). No degradation batteries are going to be like non-rusting cars...
Yeah, it really sucks that people suck. It is all about the rich trying to stay rich for a long as possible.

I hate it that so many things are about the bottom line rather than progress.Quote

24-04-2016, 16:34:36

SuB
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Originally Posted by WYP View Post
Yeah, it really sucks that people suck. It is all about the rich trying to stay rich for a long as possible.

I hate it that so many things are about the bottom line rather than progress.
Amen to that bro, remember when GPU's were TWICE as good as the previous models? They were the days Quote

24-04-2016, 16:41:33

WYP
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Originally Posted by SuB View Post
Amen to that bro, remember when GPU's were TWICE as good as the previous models? They were the days
Just look at intel right now, making billions a year and then letting go of over 10% of their staff just because shareholders are concerned that their profits are not growing fast enough.

I really do hope that someday I will be able to buy a phone for my dad that doesn't have the battery die in a few years, or a tablet for that matter. Then I guess a lot of people would never need to buy a new one I guess.....Quote
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