Meaghan's Minute: Cordless & Plug Free

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 9:42am
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development


Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, researchers at Vanderbilt University have created supercapacitors that store electricity by assembling electrically charged ions on the surface of a porous material, instead of storing it in chemical reactions the way batteries do.

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As a result, supercaps can charge and discharge in minutes, instead of hours, and operate for millions of cycles, instead of thousands of cycles like batteries, opening the door for electrical gadgets that do not need plugs or external power sources.

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