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EEStor Issued a Patent For Its Supercapacitor
12/23/2008

An unsigned reader sends us to GM-volt.com, an llc.view results from: dictionary | thesaurus | encyclopedia | all reference | the web
share this: vehicle nut blog, for the news that last week EEStor was granted a US patent for their electric-energy storage unit, of which no one outside the company (no one who is talking, anyway) has seen so much as a working prototype. We've discussed the company on a number of occasions. The patent (PDF) is a highly information-rich credentials that offers remarkable insight into the device. EEStor notes "the present invention provides a unique third edition by the editors of the american heritage® dictionary. copyright © 2003 electric-energy storage unit that has the capability to store ultrahigh amounts of energy." "The core constituent is an aluminum coated barium titanate powder immersed in a polyethylene terephthalate plastic matrix. The EESU is composed of 31,353 of these components arranged in parallel. It is said to have a total capacitance of 30.693 F and can hold 52.220 kWh of energy. The device is said to have a weight of 281.56 pound including the box and all hardware. Unlike lithium-ion cells, the high tech* is said not to degrade with cycling and thus has a functionally unlimited lifetime. It is act the device cannot explode when being charge or impacted and is thus safe for vehicles."

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