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Tiny batteries charge phones in seconds and last for a week

by Futures Centre, Nov 23
1 minute read

In an attempt to tackle the issue in smartphones, a team of scientists at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has created a tiny supercapacitor battery that can last for days with only a few seconds’ charge. The research was published in October in the academic journal ACS Nano.

The supercapacitors inside the battery store large amounts of energy and can be recharged more than 30,000 times, compared to typical lithium-ion batteries which start to drain after 300 to 500 full charges, on average.

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