No Battery needed. Use capacitors.

Discussion in 'Reader-Submitted News' started by marfig, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. marfig

    marfig No ROM battery

    May 15, 2011
    EDN comes with an interesting piece of news: New Architecture promises better battery.

    Electronics is not my forte. But one question arises:

    I find the technology essentially interesting. But while 5Kw/Kg is surely impressive, it speaks nothing of its size. My guess is that these hybrid capacitors will double or triple the space requirements. Less weight, but more space. Which can -- probably will -- remove any applicability for smaller electronic devices like computers.

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