The Age of Graphene: Samsung's Revolutionary Battery Technology

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Pre-historic times and ancient history are defined by the materials that were harnessed during that period.
We have the stone age, the bronze age, and the iron age.
Today is a little more complex, we live in the Space Age, the Nuclear Age, and the Information Age.
And now we are entering the Graphene Age, a material that will be so influential to our future, it should help define the period we live in.
Potential applications for Graphene include uses in medicine, electronics, light processing, sensor technology, environmental technology, and energy, which brings us to Samsung’s incredible battery technology!
Imagine a world where mobile devices and electric vehicles charge 5 times faster than they do today.
Cell phones, laptops, and tablets that fully charge in 12 minutes or electric cars that fully charge at home in only an hour.
Samsung will make this possible because, on November 28th, they announced the development of a battery made of graphene with charging speeds 5 times faster than standard lithium-ion batteries.
Before I talk about that, let’s quickly go over what Graphene is.
When you first hear about Graphene’s incredible properties, it sounds like a supernatural material out of a comic book.
But Graphene is real! And it is made out of Graphite, which is the crystallized form of carbon and is commonly found in pencils.
Graphene is a single atom thick structure of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice and is a million time thinner than a human hair.
Graphene is the strongest lightest material on Earth.
It is 200 times stronger than steel and as much as 6 times lighter.
It can stretch up to a quarter of its length but at the same time, it is the hardest material known, harder than a diamond.
Graphene can also conduct electricity faster than any known substance, 140 times faster than silicone.
And it conducts heat 10 times better than copper.
It was first theorized by Phillip Wallace in 1947 and attempts to grow graphene started in the 1970s but never produced results that could measure graphene experimentally.
Graphene is also the most impermeable material known, even Helium atoms can’t pass through graphene.
In 2004, University of Manchester scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov successfully isolated one atom thick flakes of graphene for the first time by repeatedly separating fragments from chunks of graphite using tape, and they were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 for this discovery.
Over the past 10 years, the price of Graphene has dropped at a tremendous rate.
In 2008, Graphene was one of the most expensive materials on Earth, but production methods have been scaled up since then and companies are selling Graphene in large quantities.


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While Samsung is already working on Graphene batteries apple is working on new emojis.

Progress by "think different", because who does not need new emojis?

Author — Hubert Jadczak


It's 2019 Still waiting for that battery...

Author — Amitai Medan


I'm sure 5 years from now the iPhone will have a graphene battery and Apple will take credit for it. Mark my words.

Author — WGACA


Samsung is a badass company, a little scary even.

Author — Not My Name


2019 & all this was all click bait

Author — Rusty Bloke


In 2019 now and thanks graphine is all around us in or electric schooter with 1000 km range and can now charge my phone in just seconds .. thanks graphine again.

Author — Flash Light


So what's the news everyone since it's almost 2019

Author — Lord Event Horizon


Watching this in 2019 and wondering what happened with graphene?

Author — PyForce


Apple might be adding this feature to their phones after all the android phones made it perfect and they will sell it for 2999$

Author — Varga Levente


I prefer 5x the battery capacity than 5x charging speed

Author — R Madalin


Maybe in a few decades, we'll be living in a society like Wakanda.

Author — imthinkinwacky


Weird: yesterday night I dreamt of graphene i saw

Author — Anu Prasad


How many of these properties hold true with imperfections in the crystal, I wonder.

Author — Andrew Copple


"Graphene ball material"? Not likely... graphene is a quasi 2D material. What you are talking about is "fullerene" which is a quasi 0D material and different from graphene. Look it up.

Author — Nikola Stojiljkovic


Hey dude you got scooped as of mid 2019 this video is ...well not really relevant

Author — Dean Hansen


Apple you have to stay out front with technology. It will leave you FLAT

Author — Ron Lee


Literally sounds like you drooling over this lol great vid tho

Author — Stevie Broward


you pronounced nuclear "nucular" right away so i take my leave

Author — Joseph Guzman


Graphene capacitor banks are already being sold

Author — Jaxx Brat


Its 2019 .and it's not in my phone yet . This video is a lie.

Author — jayknight139