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The nanobattery

Peter Rojas

It's almost a cliche to talk about how nanotechnology is going to solve all sorts of our problems, but we truly want to believe Lucent and mPhase when they say they're using it to improve the perennial laggards of the technology world: batteries. It's a bit beyond our level of expertise, (something involving the "fine control of liquids at the micro and macro scale"), but if a nanobattery means that we finally can get a laptop that can last for more than five minutes without needing to be recharged, we'll be happy.

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