Maybe we will get a wire free office

Subject: General Tech | May 4, 2007 - 11:42 AM |
Tagged:

In an effort to make recharging you gadgets easy and unobtrusive, researches have found a way to make a small sheet of special material into a charger that uses electromagnetic induction.  The sheet is made of copper and pentacene, and is tiny, but any device placed on it with a special receiving circuit starts getting charged.  Slashdot has a link to the original story.

"Research scientists at the University of Tokyo have come up with a unique sheet-like material that can transmit

electrical energy over a large area to nearby devices without the need for direct contact, so it can be made into a

tablecloth or wallpaper and your appliance can be anywhere on a surface to get charged. The system uses organic molecules

as transistors, microelectromechanical switches, and miniature copper coils to transmit energy using electromagnetic

induction."

Here is some more Tech News from around the web:

Tech Talk


Source: Slashdot
No comments posted yet.

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <blockquote><p><br>
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

More information about formatting options

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.