Rather innovative battery design – rather than packing the anode and cathode components into a dense block, how about twisting them into a hollow helix? This makes it flexible, and allows the battery to fit into a cable. And, that means a range of new potential applications – because cables can go where other things can't, for example into the human body along with other periscopic surgical devices, embedded into clothing and other textiles, etc.
/via +Oleg Kutkov
LG produces the first flexible cable-type lithium-ion battery | ExtremeTech
LG Chem, a member of the LG conglomerate/chaebol and one of the largest chemical companies in the world, has devised a cable-type lithium-ion battery that’s just a few millimeters in diameter, and is …
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