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Old 08-15-2007, 07:50 AM   #1
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Bendable Battery

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I saw this article about a prototype battery that is flexible and thought it might be of interest to the ebook community. What a potential when married up to eink technology! Here is the address:

http://www.newsmax.com/archives/arti...941.shtml?s=te
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Old 08-15-2007, 08:11 AM   #2
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There's also an article about it on the BBC News web site:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6945732.stm
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Old 08-15-2007, 02:26 PM   #3
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Talk about electronic paper!
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-- It's a battery that looks like a piece of paper and can be bent or twisted, trimmed with scissors or molded into any shape needed. While the battery is only a prototype a few inches square right now, the researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who developed it have high hopes for it in electronics and other fields that need smaller, lighter power sources.
Maybe they could make reader boxes with it; double duty.

Nice find you two!
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Old 08-15-2007, 03:06 PM   #4
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It'd couple nicely with the flexible screens, wouldn't it?
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