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With this battery I wouldn’t have to charge my phone twice a day.

Your next laptop could have a continuous power battery that lasts for 30 years without a single recharge thanks to work being funded by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The breakthrough betavoltaic power cells are constructed from semiconductors and use radioisotopes as the energy source. As the radioactive material decays it emits beta particles that transform into electric power capable of fueling an electrical device like a laptop for years.

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AllAboutVoting
October 2, 2007 1:58 PM

The slashdot article on why this is hype in the context of laptop batteries: http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/10/02/1231202

Michael
October 8, 2007 3:36 AM

Definitely would radically change laptops, but any idea on the price range of the battery?

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