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Submission + - Aussie uni edges closer to 'everlasting' battery (

angry tapir writes: "Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia have taken a step toward developing self-powered portable electronics by enabling piezoelectric thin films to turn mechanical pressure into electricity. The research combines piezoelectrics, which are materials capable of converting pressure into electrical energy, and microchip manufacturing or thin film technology."
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Aussie uni edges closer to 'everlasting' battery

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