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Scientists Cook Up Quick-Charging Aluminum Battery

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Apr 7, 2015, 11:12 AM

Another article source: more info and video

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32204707 »

"Our battery produces about half the voltage of a typical lithium battery," Prof Dai said. "But improving the cathode material could eventually increase the voltage and energy density."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKIcYk7E9lU&feature= ... »
Don't get too excited about this battery. It won't be around for probably at least 6 or 7 years at the soonest. Battery manufacturers will milk the Li-ion trend for several years before moving to the next generation. I remember hearing about potass...

Apr 7, 2015, 12:46 PM


Out of the all the tech ideas for improving battery stabilization and longevity, this is the most promising and realistic so far.

However, just like the oil industry, sales are driven by repeated necessary evils. If the technology is significantly improved upon where no one needs to replace it as regularly as now, sales will diminish to the point of no revenue.

I honestly feel this is another development to that answers if it can be done. But, the question is, will it be done for mass adoption? Skeptical.

John B.
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