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Global Supercapacitor / Ultracapacitor Strategies and Emerging Applications Report 2013-2025 – Advances Creati – July 15, 2013
Traditionally, rechargeable batteries have been used as energy dense products and the other devices based on capacitors have been used as power dense products. There are more-power-dense versions of the favourite rechargeable batteries – lithium-ion with 70% or so of the rechargeable battery market in 2023…
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Teen’s invention could charge your phone in 20 seconds – May 18, 2013
Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student’s invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating an energy storage device that can be fully juiced in 20 to 30 seconds. The fast-charging device is a so-called…
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Supercapacitors: The future of batteries – May 3, 2013
It happens to all of us: it’s the middle of the afternoon and you’re checking your smartphone for your latest messages and emails, but that red icon at the top of your phone’s display appears, warning you that your battery life is low. More than likely, your phone will die before making it through the rest of the day…
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Imagine a ‘Battery’ that Charges 100 Times Faster – Apr 16, 2013
We got pretty excited here at ReWire the last time we heard some news about supercapacitors out of UCLA, and so did you — almost 20,000 Facebook users “liked” our report on a breakthrough in using graphene to store electrical power. This week, another UCLA team reports it may have found a way to address a persistent…
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How Lithium-ion Batteries Work – Feb 27, 2013
Lithium-ion batteries are incredibly popular these days. You can find them in laptops, PDAs, cell phones and iPods. They’re so common because, pound for pound, they’re some of the most energetic rechargeable batteries available. Lithium-ion batteries have also been in the news lately. That’s because these batteries…
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Graphene super capacitor could make batteries obsolete – Feb 23, 2013
A Feb. 21, 2013 article in Rewire reports on a breakthrough in power storage that hold the promise to change the world. Researchers at UCLA have found a way to create what is in effect a super capacitor that can be charged quickly and will hold more electricity than standard batteries. What’s more, it is made with Graphene…
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The Super-Capacitor Scientific Accident That Will Revolutionize Battery Power – Feb 22, 2013
The super super-capacitor scientific accident that will revolutionize battery power could change the world! Researchers at Ric Kamen’s lab at UCLA have found a way to create a non-toxic, highly efficient energy storage medium out of pure carbon using absurdly simple technology, according to KCET, which are able to now…
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The Super CapacitorJan 29, 2013
What if you could charge your phone, tablet, or laptop in 30 seconds and have it work all day long? That’s the promise presented in a short film titled The Super Supercapacitor that profiles the work of UCLA inorganic chemistry professor Ric Kaner, whose research focused on conductive polymers and next generation materials…
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