Yet another new battery technology

Hello to all TPCR members

I took the initiative to revive @SteveS’s thread on TPCR, starting with a fascinating article about quantum batteries and superabsorption.

Superabsorption unlocks key to next-generation quantum batteries (phys.org)

Quantum batteries closer with superabsorption breakthrough (cosmosmagazine.com)

As usual with Quantum mechanics, this is a bit complicated to comprehend!

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Next up, iron-air batteries (but probably not for mobile applications?):

These batteries ditch the lithium for something much cheaper: iron (msn.com)

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Those scientists are making batteries with hemp fibers, ‘better than graphene’,

Hemp fibres ‘better than graphene’ - BBC News

but also with all flavours of biowaste - from peat moss to eggs. Most recently, they turned banana peel into batteries.

Apparently, we are getting closer to this :grin::

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Banana batteries. Fascinating. From the minds of geniuses.

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