Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
YouTube Now Defaults to HTML5
HP Led The Notebook Market In 2014
New PlexTurbo Supports More SSD Models
Google Expands Its Fiber Internet Network
Fujitsu Technology Streamlines Network Operations
Nintendo Cuts Operating Profit Forecast On Slack 3DS Sales
ZTE Unveils The Blade S6 4G LTE Smartphone
Windows 10 Spartan browser To Get Extensions, Surface 2 Is Dead
Active Discussions
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
 Home > News > General Computing > Bio Bat...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, January 09, 2012
Bio Battery Generates Electricity Using Paper as Fuel


At the Eco Products fair 2011 in Tokyo, Sony engineers demonstrated a battery that can generate electricity using cardboards.

Engineers showed how, using paper as 'fuel', they could generate enough energy to power a small fan.



Something as simple as using old greeting cards, which millions of us would have received this Christmas, as fuel can deliver enough energy to power a small fan. Of course, this is in the very early stages of development, but when imagining the possibilities that this technology could deliver, it becomes very exciting indeed.

"In the future, we will be able to generate the electricity using glucose derived from the used cardboard, old news papers and magazines, and other waste papers around us. To learn sophisticated system of nature world using enzymes, we can create sustainable energy cycle solution." said Yuichi Tokita, Senior Researcher Bio Material Research Gp Advanced Materials Laboratories, Sony.

Sony had previously developed a bio battery that could generate electricity from glucose, which is a clean energy source produced by plants and has an extremely high energy density, by utilizing a process similar to that used by the human respiration system. Applying this, Sony was able to operate a Walkman by using glucose derived from fruit juice as fuel.

This latest bio battery innovation uses the enzyme cellulase that decomposes cellulose contained in paper into sugar (glucose). Electrons and hydrogen ions, that the battery uses to generate electricity, are then generated by sugar decomposition through enzymatic reactions.


Previous
Next
Sony To Quit OLED TV Business: report        All News        CES: New Tablet, Android TV, Laptop And Notebooks by Lenovo
New MediaTek Wi-Fi SoC Brings Gigabit Wireless to Home Content Distribution Applications     General Computing News      Rovi Lets Movie Fans Convert DVDs to Digital Files

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony Mobile Reportedly Plans Massive Job Cuts
Sony is Offering Old Games To Settle The 2011 PlayStation Network Breach
Sony Unveils New Line of Blu-ray Disc Players
Sony at 2015 International CES
'The Interview' Now Avaiable on iTunes
Vaio to Compete Against Sony
Sony Releases The Interview Online
Sony To Release The Interview Movie After All
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
North Korea Linked To Recent Sony Hacking
Sony Global Education Established

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .