Fuel Cell Possibilities Extend To Cellular

Albright, Peggy
January 2000
Wireless Week;01/31/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
Deals with the use of methanol to help power cellular phones. Benefit offered by methane-powered battery; Capabilities of the fuel cell technology developed by Motorola company; Design of the fuel cell offered by Motorola.


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