Pip-squeak Power Plant

Fisher, Daniel
June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/18/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p56
The article reports that Lilliputian Systems has invented a microchip-size fuel cell that can run cellular telephones for a week. The author mentioned that mass production should be easy because Lilliputian's fuel-cell chip can be made using 20-year-old semiconductor manufacturing equipment prevalent in Asia. It was noted that in each cell is a catalyst that strips the fuel atoms of electrons while atmospheric oxygen migrates through an electrolyte membrane carrying replacement electrons.


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