Spray-on lithium-ion batteries could shape the next generation of portable electronics

While battery technology has come a long way in recent years, it still places constraints on the size and shape of cellphones and other personal electronic devices. Researchers at Rice University are looking to solve this problem by developing a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface ... and early results are promising... Continue Reading Spray-on lithium-ion batteries could shape the next generation of portable electronicsSection: Mobile TechnologyTags: Battery, Lithium-ion, Rice University Related Articles: MIT develops new fast-charging battery technology ideal for automobiles Flat batteries could improve performance and lower cost of energy storage Solid-state capacitor said to combine best qualities of batteries and capacitors Clothing that doubles as batteries could be a boon to soldiers Air-fueled battery boosts capacity tenfold MIT researchers boost energy density of lithium-air batteries

Spray-on lithium-ion batteries could shape the next generation of portable electronics

While battery technology has come a long way in recent years, it still places constraints on the size and shape of cellphones and other personal electronic devices. Researchers at Rice University ...

Sat 30 Jun 12 from Gizmag

'Paint-on' batteries demonstrated

Researchers in the US demonstrate the recipe for "paintable" batteries, spraying them onto everything from bathroom tiles to a beer mug.

Fri 29 Jun 12 from BBC News

Graffiti battery lets you spray paint power supply

Five sprayable paints form a lithium-ion battery when layered together, letting you store energy on walls, tiles or even your favourite mug

Thu 28 Jun 12 from Newscientist

Researchers develop paintable battery: Technique could turn any surface into lithium-ion battery (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Rice University have developed a lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface.

Thu 28 Jun 12 from Phys.org

Rice University creates spray-on, paint-based lithium-ion batteries

The research team has successfully used this technique to turn objects such as a beer mug, bathroom tiles, and sheets of glass and stainless steel into lithium-ion batteries.

Thu 5 Jul 12 from Extremetech

How a lead-acid battery works

With the massive explosion in the use of mobile devices like laptops and cellphones over the last decade, lithium-ion batteries have garnered a lot of attention. So it?s easy to forget that ...

Wed 4 Jul 12 from Geek.com

Researchers develop spray-on battery

It?s no secret that battery technology has been hindering progress in mobile devices for years. It seems the capacity of batteries can never keep up with the hardware we want them to power. ...

Mon 2 Jul 12 from Geek.com

Spray-on batteries to transform any surface into a power source

Researchers at Rice University in Houston have developed a technique to deconstruct each element of the traditional battery into a liquid, which can then be literally spray-painted in layers ...

Fri 29 Jun 12 from Dvice

Scientists create spray-on battery paint

A team of researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have developed a type of paint that can store and deliver electrical power much like a conventional battery. The scientists were able ...

Fri 29 Jun 12 from Techspot

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