Woven Fabric Batteries Will Give Rise To Discreet Wearable Tech

Woven Fabric Batteries Will Give Rise To Discreet Wearable Tech
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Chinese scientists have developed a portable power source that can be woven into materials like cotton.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 12 june 2014

Scientists at Fudan University in Shanghai have developed battery technology that can be woven into fabrics like cotton.

The researchers, Wei Wang and his colleagues, created a lithium ion battery fiber by designing and developing carbon nanotube (CNT) composite yarns that are wound around a cotton fiber. The fibers have a diameter of about 1mm and can be woven into textiles or fabrics and can be easily integrated into flexible wearable technology products.

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