Overhyped battery claims

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Overhyped battery claims

Post by Grumble » Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:44 pm

I’m sick of “battery breakthroughs”. Seen lots of uncritical reporting of a new type of sulphur cathode Li ion batteries (some which seemed to suggest these weren’t Li ion batteries at all, which is bizarre). Anyway, the articles seem to be about this, which is a new membrane. It’s good, but it’s literally a couple of test tubes at this point. Let’s hope it goes somewhere, but it’s a long way from even a prototype yet.
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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by Bird on a Fire » Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:15 pm

I bought some of those Energiser rabbit batteries, but my vibrator only lasted like four w.nks.

Talk about overhyped!
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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by Gfamily » Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:23 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:15 pm
I bought some of those Energiser rabbit batteries, but my vibrator only lasted like four w.nks.

Talk about overhyped!
Should have tried Duracell
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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by Bird on a Fire » Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:34 pm

Damn it, that's who I meant!!

My ability to remember batter manufacturer mascots? Demonstrably overhyped.
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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by monkey » Fri Jan 21, 2022 6:02 pm

You weren't that wrong, in the US it's the Energizer bunny.

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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by Bird on a Fire » Fri Jan 21, 2022 6:16 pm

That's the worst kind of wrong there is! ;)
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Re: Overhyped battery claims

Post by jimbob » Mon Feb 07, 2022 8:48 pm

https://news.mit.edu/2021/energy-storag ... cream-1130

It does link to the paper and actually seems to be looking at the entitlement for this approach.

https://www.cell.com/joule/pdfExtended/ ... 21)00348-2
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