Information Technology of the Week | The 30 Second Mobile Phone Charger
“I developed a new supercapacitor, which is basically an energy storage device which can hold a lot of energy in a small amount of volume,” she told KPIX 5. The technology may also be able to speed up charging of automobile batteries, she said.
The 18 year old winner of the Young Scientist Award at Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair demonstrated how an inch-long device can fully charge a cell phone in under 30 seconds. Righly so, inventor Eesha Khare won $50,000 she plans to put towards a Harvard education in the fall. She hopes the technology can be applied to automobile and other larger batteries in the future.
Where can we buy one?!