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Diamond NanoTech Battery Lasts 28,000 Years

A self-charging, proprietary nano diamond battery (NDB) that provides up to thousands of years of charge? Now, that's a cellphone battery I can live with, even though it's powered by nuclear waste.


(NDB’s self-charging battery provides up to 28,000 years of battery life)

NDB, Inc., creator of the first and only universal, self-charging, proprietary nano diamond battery (NDB) that provides up to thousands of years of charge, today announced completion of two successful Proofs of Concept tests of the NDB battery at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University. NDB’s battery achieved a breakthrough 40% charge, a significant improvement over commercial diamonds, which have only 15% charge collection efficiency...

NDB’s proprietary, universal, self-charging battery provides a charge for the entire lifetime of a device or machine, with up to 28,000 years of battery life. Poised to completely transform the concept of energy, NDB can power devices and machines of any size, from aircraft and rockets to electric vehicles, hearing aids, smartphones, sensors and more, all with no carbon emissions. With nanotechnology rooted in industry-leading science, NDB has closed the energy supply and demand gap, solving one of the largest problems facing society today.

I'm immediately reminded of the Shipstone from Friday, a 1982 novel by Robert Heinlein. However, I'd also mention the Pocket Nucleo-Bulb from Foundation published in the 1940's by Isaac Asimov:

Wienis burst into his chambers, the five guardsmen at his heels. Lepold followed, wide-eyed, scared speechless.

"Hardin," said Wienis, huskily, "you are playing with forces too great for you."

The mayor ignored the speaker. In the pearly light of the pocket nucleo-bulb at his side, he remained quietly seated, a slightly ironic smile on his face.

I think the "nucleo" part was added when the story was published in book form in the 1950's.

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