Thursday, 1 June 2017

Flexible fuel cell to hit shelves

Source: The Korea Times, 1st June 2017, by Lee Min-hyung

Lee Min-hyung reported, "(...) Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have demonstrated the super-lightweight and flexible fuel cell stacks.(...) The new development is raising expectations that fuel cells can replace lithium-ion batteries, which are most commonly used in wearable devices. Scientists have tried to make flexible lithium-ion batteries, but have failed. (...) "The flexible fuel cell will extend the duration of a drone's flight by more than three times compared with those equipped with existing batteries," he said. "The new development will serve as a stepping stone for the nation to lead the global fuel cell industry." (...)"

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