Paper-Thin Flexible Battery That Can Stretch

Stretchable BatteryYonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, and Professor John Roger of the University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne demonstrated their latest innovation in CBS News.  The flexible and paper-thin battery was used to power a commercial light-emitting diode (LED).  The flexible battery remains functional even when stretched 300% of its original size and can be recharged wirelessly. 

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