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When Energy Rhymes With Nanotechnology

Roland Piquepaille writes "Let's face it. Our computing devices are going faster year after year. But our laptop batteries don't show the same performance improvement. They still work only for a few hours, just a little bit more than ten years ago. Several companies want to change this, according to this UPI report, "Nanotechnology improving energy options." For example, mPhase Technologies plans to introduce smart batteries based on millions of silicon nanotube electrodes. These nanobatteries, to be introduced before the end of 2005, will last longer than traditional ones and will be respectful of our environment. Meanwhile, Konarka Technologies wants to reduce the weight of batteries with its flexible solar-fueled nanobatteries. You'll find more details and pictures in this overview."

One Response to “When Energy Rhymes With Nanotechnology”

  1. Danica Says:

    hi my name’s danica im 14 and in year 9 at oloughlin college, my sciense teacher has asked my class to make up a rhyme or jingle explaining what the term nanotechnology means, so i was wondering if you could please help me, this is due on monday so can you reply to me before then

    yours truly
    danica

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