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MIT makes longest lithium battery fiber

Complete system in wire form, wearable, washable, printable Metal Tech News – January 5, 2021

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:48pm

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This submarine drone built by MIT researchers is powered by a 20-meter-long fiber battery that is wrapped around its surface.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have developed a rechargeable lithium-ion battery in the form of an ultra-long fiber that can be woven into fabrics and even washed. This latest innovation could enable a wide variety of wearable electronic devices and might even be used to make 3D-printed batteries in virtually any shape.

The team envisions new possibilities for self-powered comm...



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