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New Batteries?

edited November -1 in General
Just stumbled upon this article about lithium ion battery (LIB) silicon-graphene (SiGr) composite anode material to increase battery energy density and specific capacity over 300%?

http://www.thebatteryshow.com/news/2013/07/18/calbattery-in-the-process-of-a-breakthrough-li-ion-battery-silicon-graphene/#.Ugjp-W0VEyY

Could this be a solution for the battery for the Gen III? And even extending the range to 500+ miles / full charge?

Comments

  • edited November -1
    Well, it's the right type of development. Be nice if it really was drop-in capable.
  • edited November -1
    If you compare it to 100-200 Wh/kg then it 300%, compared to the current S cell (~250) then it is just 100%, but still impressive. This material has been out there for a while...
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