Panasonic's New Silicon Battery Technology Could Yield 30% Capacity Improvement

Panasonic is going to be rolling out production of Li-ion batteries that use a silicon alloy anode soon, according to Nikkei. The result? A whopping 30% increase in capacity. Panasonic's not the only company working on the technology, but they're the first to yield any kind of spec detail. » 3/01/10 1:53pm 3/01/10 1:53pm