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University team charged over new microbattery potential

University team charged over new microbattery potential

December 3, 2014

In the not-so-distant future, students who have been waiting hours for a cellphone battery to recharge may only need to wait for mere minutes. The departments of mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering are collaborating to create a lithium-ion microbattery that could charge up to 1...