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Self-Healing Polymer Could Be Key to Longer-Lasting Batteries

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Re: Self Healing Technology
Mydesign   12/3/2013 12:20:06 AM
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"yes most people use gadgets such as tablets, media players etc. every day. It's always nice to see a long lasting battery."

Shehan, such technologies are yet to be developed. As of now most of such gadgets cells are in range of 1800-2500mAh. Iof they are able to come up with 5000mAh range cells, it may last long. But I don't know, what's the reason still manufacturers are not looking to such aspects.

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Amazing innovation
taimoortariq   11/30/2013 10:49:34 PM
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The other day I saw a video on these self healing materials, and I was amazed by this invention. Certainly it can find numerous applications in the engineering world specially in the polymer industry.

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shehan   11/30/2013 9:20:29 PM
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@AnandY – yes this is indeed good news for manufacturers of portable devices, car vehicle manufacturers. As you said now we are talking about life time power. 

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Re: Long development
shehan   11/30/2013 9:18:29 PM
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@mydesign – In this fast moving world manufacturers need to constantly look for product developments through research and development. 

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Re: Self Healing Technology
shehan   11/30/2013 9:15:26 PM
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@Mydesign – yes most people use gadgets such as tablets, media players etc. every day. It's always nice to see a long lasting battery.

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shehan   11/30/2013 9:09:43 PM
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@a.saji – Don't these batteries have auto charge off feature for protection?

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shehan   11/30/2013 9:07:37 PM
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@notarboca- Its impressive how these self-healing materials could be used. Thanks for sharing the details on self-sealing gas tanks. 

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Re: Cost implications
AnandY   11/29/2013 12:34:50 PM
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On second thought, the fact that there a 'terminator polymer' with conducting properties of its own is yet to be developed still means that it may be a while before large scale use of the new batteries is witnessed. This is because the creation of the current polymer developed by the Stanford team also includes additional costs for the addition of carbon nanoparticles, a fact that will definitely make them more expensive.

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Re : Great innovation
AnandY   11/29/2013 11:27:41 AM
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For those of us who work in the design of electronic products, this development is ground breaking and could change or overhaul most of the designs that are currently in the market since it answers one of the biggest headaches in this field; how to ensure lifetime power supply is provided for special components of the device.

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Re: Long development
Mydesign   11/28/2013 5:14:24 AM
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"At times I tend to think that battery manufacturers have not invested much time and money on research and development. A battery manufacturer surely knows in an out of the batteries they manufacture and the materials used."

Shehan, how does it matter? Everybody is using the same cells with same technology and material.

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