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Who isn’t familiar with this frustrating issue? – A smartphone battery always happens to be empty the moment you need to make an urgent call. Even though you charge it every day. Or the battery of an electric car lasts only half as long as the tank of a petrol-driven car. Yet batteries with a higher energy density would be able to push innovation further ahead in many areas. Not just for e-mobility on the roads, but also, electric flight, renewable energy storage, or consumer electronics.

LeydenJar Technologies, a Dutch spin-off of TNO, the Institute for Applied Research, has now developed a new anode that it says will ‘drastically change the battery industry.’

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.