Capacitors As Batteries

September 13th, 2007

BatteryIt’s been known for some time now that using capacitors to store electricity would do away with a couple shortcomings of rechargeable batteries—the long charge time and limited battery lifespan. The problem is that current capacitor technology isn’t able to store enough charge. This may soon be coming to an end, as a company named EEstor appears to have developed a capacitor suitable for electric cars.

Link: http://arstechnica.com/…

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