A Smartphone battery Nanodots that recharges in 30 seconds developed

An Israeli startup StoreDot on 8 April 2014 developed a new smart phone battery called Nanodots.

Created On: Apr 9, 2014 18:42 IST

An Israeli startup StoreDot on 8 April 2014 developed a new smart phone battery called Nanodots. The new battery can recharge a smart phone in just 30 seconds. The firm demonstrated the battery Nanodots at the Microsoft's Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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The Nanodots batteries are made of naturally occurring crystals made of short chain of amino acids called peptides. These are two nanometers in diameter with significant chemical properties. These are:

  • Due to their small size they can help improve electrode capacitance and electrolyte performance.
  • It can fully charge a dead battery of a smart phone in seconds rather than hours.
  • These are environment friendly and non-toxic as compared to other Nanodot and quantum-dot technologies that are heavy metal based.
  • These batteries are cheap to manufacture because nanodots are naturally abundant, and it employs a basic biological mechanism of self-assembly.

In essence, Nanodots are a new generation of electrodes with new materials called Multi Function Electrode

Although the battery demonstrated is the size of a small brick, but the company has announced to develop the device small enough to pack into a standard smartphone by 2016.

The advance could change the way we interact with portable electronics, and perhaps even help realise the dream of a fast-charging electric car.

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