Creation of miniature devices is on the rise. Many miniaturized devices like medical implants, flying insect-like robots, sensors, wireless transmitters and tiny cameras have been invented.
Any Electronic Device is Limited by the Size of the Battery
The batteries that power these tiny devices haven’t been small enough to fit into these advanced, super-small devices. As a result, the size of the batteries is severely hindering energy storage capacity.
Now, scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have combined 3D holographic lithography with conventional photolithography to develop a 3D microbattery for microelectronic devices.
The New Microbattery is High on Both Power and Energy
This next generation lithium-ion battery is just 2mm wide and a mere 10mm thick. This unique battery can considerably enhance the performance of miniaturized electronic components.