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December 2, 1987

NEW LINE OF RECHARGEABLE POLYMER LITHIUM BATTERIES FROM JOINT EFFORT

By CBR Staff Writer

Now that Japanese electronic manufacturers have such a need for tiny sources of substantial power, battery technology is no longer a poor relation to more sexy areas of research and development, but is advancing apace: latest development comes from a joint effort of Seiko Electronic Components Ltd and Bridgestone Corp, which has resulted in a line of Rechargeable Polymer Lithium Batteries that are claimed to have three times the capacity of rechargeable Lithium batteries and two to three times the output voltage of Nickel-Cadmium batteries; using a conducting polymer for the positive electrode and a Lithium-Aluminium alloy for the negative, the stud batteries are aimed at computer memories, word processors, facsimile machines and copiers, and sell for about $1.50 apiece in Japan.

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