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Lithium battery capacity can almost be doubled with Samsung’s new technology

Samsung has announced that it has developed a technology which will enable it to effectively double the capacity of lithium batteries, it involves the development of a silicon cathode material for the purpose of coating high crystal graphene on a silicon surface which is said to double the energy density when compared to current lithium batteries. Samsung has been working hard to improve its battery technologies which will not only aid its consumer electronics business but also give it a concrete footing in the burgeoning electric car market.

The United States more or less leads the development of high capacity battery materials where silicon is actively under study as a means of increasing capacity by more than 10 times instead of the graphite used currently as cathode material. There’s a problem with that though, the battery life is always prone to shortening after repeated discharging and charging. Samsung Electronics has been able to develop a very durable high density cathode material by coating graphene on surface of the silicon to create a protective layer of sorts around it, allowing for capacity to be doubled without shortening battery life. It’s expected that the company will have this technology ready for commercialization within a couple of years.

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Paps Duke
Paps Duke

lol…[email protected], probably. Lithium Ion batteries in a non – removable smartphones I wonder how many years you can use them without changing the batteries (e’vry 6 month ).Mobile battery advancement especially smartphones battery should be the main concern for OEM’s.

gtone339
gtone339

Will just wait for the S8 instead.

eHoolie
eHoolie

I would be more than ok with a heavier phone if that meant a 4500-5500 mAh battery.

superg05
superg05

same here this thinness obsession needs to end phones are thing enough use extra space for battery capacity

vcespon
vcespon

OK, wake me up when any of the dozens of “revolutionary” new battery technologies can be used in real life. I mean higher capacity with the same volume and durability. Right now for a 5.5 inch phone the maximum we have is 3200 – 3500 mAh, and that’s not going to change any time soon.
There are some phones with higher battery capacities, but they are thicker and heavier (larger battery).

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

Dammit! Definitely won’t be in the Note 5