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September 20th, 2010

Battery science taking quantum leap

Abstract:
In an industry that advances at a snail's pace and often seems stalled, a firm in Palo Alto, California, reports a stunning 40% increase in battery capacity using nanotechnology additives into existing manufacturing processes.

"With little costs, risk and time to market, the process will bring immediate product payoff across every industry from LED displays to lithium ion batteries," says Dr. Jurgen Hofler, vice president of engineering and operations at Nanosys, which developed the process. And Hofler stressed how important this can be with the coming of new all-electric vehicles and the problems of limited range with current battery capacity.

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