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Web Date: August 12, 2015

Printing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries

Materials: A solid, printable electrolyte enables lithium-ion batteries to take many shapes
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Materials SCENE, Nano SCENE
Keywords: flexible batteries, lithium-ion, electrolyte, printable electronics

Engineers dreaming up new pacemakers, watches, or whatever wearable gadgets come after Google Glass have to tailor their designs around existing battery shapes—typically cylinders, pouches, or rectangles. But a team of researchers hopes their fully printable, flexible lithium-ion batteries will one day free designers from these constraints (Nano Lett. 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01394).

Battery shapes are now limited . . .

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