October 23, 2013

Futuristic Copper Foam Batteries Get More Bang for the Buck

Presentation: MS+AS+EM+EN+NS+TF-MoM-8, “Manufacturing a Three-dimensional, Solid-state Recharceable Battery,” 10:40 a.m., Mon., Oct. 28.

Scientists take step toward safer, cheaper, longer-lasting, and faster-charging solid-state battery

People use their GPS apps, cameras, and mobile internet to navigate strange cities in search of good coffee, record "selfie" commentary while they wait in line, and upload their videos directly to social media sites while they sip their latte. But no amount of high-tech savvy can save a well-loved device from dying when its battery is drained.