Wednesday, March 10, 2010

MIT Tech Rev boosting battery re-charging method

The MIT Technology Review on 10 March 10 was plumping a story about re-charging lithium batteries:

Today, Ibrahim Abou Hamad at Mississippi State University and few buddies reveal an entirely new technique for charging lithium ion batteries that could lead to exponential improvements in charging time.

In reality, the new technique was based on modeling rather than experiment, and has much to do with intercalation of graphite.

Recall, one year ago in March 2009, MIT Tech Rev was pushing "20,000 gallons per acre":

Technology Review speaks of 20,000 gal/(acre year) biofuel production

Ain't happening Jack.


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