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Printing Tiny Batteries


June 18, 2013

image of the interlaced stack of electrodes Three-dimensional printing can now be used to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand. The printed microbatteries could supply electricity to tiny devices in fields from medicine to communications, including many that have lingered on lab benches for lack of a battery small enough to fit the device, yet provide enough stored energy to power them. Full Story

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Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

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