Saying goodbye to batteries

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  1. rshrugged macrumors 6502a

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    http://web.mit.edu/erc/spotlights/ultracapacitor.html
     
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  3. satcomer macrumors 603

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    I learned over the years in the tech or science field to not believe it intil it is actually sold! To many articles seem to be thinly valed attempts to get funding of their projects!
     
  4. rshrugged thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Absolutely. When/if the next big battery tech comes, it'll be a widespread market changer. Medical and consumer markets are wanting.
    There's that and sometimes people are just a bit too over-exuberant or their discovery is eclipsed by a better understanding.

    There's been a bunch of news about batteries over the past few years, nano tech in particular; the theorized sizes and longevities are enticing. But there's also a couple of 'different' ones in the modified lithium configuration :

    http://news.discovery.com/tech/alte...teries-through-mushroom-technology-150930.htm

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/04/22/accidental-discovery-batteries-last-years-longer/
     
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    I thought we were going to see those hydrogen batteries on the next iPhone
     

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