Teen Invents Super Capacitor That Could Charge Your Cellphone in Seconds

Teen Invents Super Capacitor That Could Charge Your Cellphone in Seconds

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An 18-year-old from Saratoga, California could make waiting for your cell phone to charge a thing of the past. The teenager, Eesha Khare, has invented a so-called "super capacitor" that can pack a lot of energy into a very small space.

Additionally, it can still hold a charge for a long time, and lasts around 10,000 charge-recharge cycles. Most rechargeable batteries today can only last about 1000 cycles before they need to be replaced. The tiny device could fit inside cellphones, delivering a full charge in under a minute. The device even has the potential for applications in car batteries as well.

Khare showed off her device powering a LED at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The project won her the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award, and $50,000.

“With this money I will be able to pay for my college and also work on making scientific advancements,” Khare told the audience after winning the prize.

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Sean - May 23, 2013 at 4:54am
Funny shit!!! Watch video of excepting her award. At :20 look dude in the middle of the shot!!! Can we say off his Meds:
Justabrake - May 23, 2013 at 2:04am
Is she single
kontrollblog - May 22, 2013 at 11:00am
www.kontrollblog.com .
Beamer - May 22, 2013 at 5:34am
Smart student who deserves better treatment unlike some tarts like NoGoodNick or Sam who's always lurking in and out of this site...
FukStupidGovernment - May 22, 2013 at 6:52am
You said it right on the point buddy. They even use my nick is to post nonsense comments. They don't have any integrity of any kind. They are garbage of society.
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