Printable, paper-thin battery possible by year's end

Deffree, Suzanne
July 2009
Electronic News (10616624);7/13/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 27, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the possible release of a 1.5 volts battery that is thinner than a millimeter and lighter than a gram by the end of 2009 in Germany. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems (ENAS) in Chemnitz state that paper-thin battery can be produced cost-effectively using a printing process. Moreover, it mentions that the new type of battery is composed of different layers such as zinc anode and manganese cathode.


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