Battery Charging Time Reduced from Hours to Minutes

How long does it take to recharge an iPhone? A few hours, right? Nucleus Scientific revealed a solution onstage today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY that can charge a phone in minutes. With this technology, the company aims  to fully recharge a Tesla battery in the amount of time it takes to pump a tank of gas.

A power bank that usually takes 8-10 hours to recharge does so in 15min.

A power bank that usually takes 8-10 hours to recharge does so in 15min.

The company says its suite of battery technologies, called Intelligent Energy System, can change the way energy is stored and transferred while also extending the life of the battery, and is ready to be applied to batteries in the next generation of devices.

The promise is radical yet the company’s founders have a long history in this field. Ian Hunter founded Nucleus Scientific in 2007 and is the Hatsopoulos Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and head of the Bioinstrumentation Laboratory.

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