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US-based startup creating new diamond battery that will last 28,000 years

The world is waiting
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A US-based startup, NDB, applies new technology to create battery that will last up to 28,000 years (for certain usages).

The startup looking to use radioactive isotopes from nuclear waste with layers of nano-diamonds to create the battery.

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NDB

The problems restricting this technology to commercialize are its costs and safety to carry the battery with nuclear waste around.

NDB addressed the safety questions on its official site saying diamond is a suitable choice to solve the problem.

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The potential usage of this battery could allow spacecrafts like satellites to power-up up to 28,000 years (usages that only require tiny amount of energy over an extremely long time.)

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Or it could one day be used to power-up electrical vehicles.

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The startup said the ready product will be ready in 2023, the world is waiting.

Wilfred Tan
Former journalist cum editor. I lead the content creation process at News Asia Today. From the awesome country of Malaysia.