New supercapacitor for faster electric vehicles

Scientists have designed a novel supercapacitor that provides two times more energy and power, paving the way for faster acceleration in electric vehicles and longer battery life in portable electronics.

Soon, your clothes could help you charge your cell phone

Researchers have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics.

Flexible batteries pave way for bendable and wearable electronics

Researchers have developed a flexible material with nanoporous nickel-fluoride electrodes layered around a solid electrolyte to deliver battery-like supercapacitor performance that combines the best qualities of a high-energy battery and a high-powered supercapacitor without lithium.

Soon, mobiles that can charge in seconds and work for weeks

Researchers have invented a novel supercapacitor design which raised the possibilities of developing solar cells that produce electricity 24 by 7, not just when the sun is shining and mobile phones with built-in power cells that recharge in seconds and work for weeks between charges.

Indian girl invents device that can charge phone in 20 seconds

An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.