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Nuclear powered nano-diamond batteries

Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by RubberToe, Aug 25, 2020.

  1. RubberToe

    RubberToe Supporting the greater good

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    Cross posted from the Energy, Environment and Policy forum since it's also applicable there. Not quite sure that its a battery but more like a small nuclear powered RTG like energy source. Be interesting to see if the output power levels can match 18650 cells. Battery powered car that never needs recharging?

    Nano-diamond self-charging batteries could disrupt energy as we know it

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  2. Dr. J

    Dr. J Active Member

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    "Radiation powered" might be more accurate than "nuclear powered," but sounds dangerous. The nuclear reaction is well in the past, right?
     
  3. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Well-Known Member

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    I think the basic idea is to encapsulate carbon-14, which is a radioactive element. So there are continual nuclear reactions occurring.
     

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