From: Jim Whitehead (ejw@cse.ucsc.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 10:39:37 PST

As first reported by RCFoC:

A printable power cell:


Power Paper Mark 3B
1.5V primary cell

Flat discharge curve

Nominal continuous Current Density:
 0.1 mA/cm2
Nominal capacity:
>2.5 mAh/cm2 (15.6 mAh/inch2)
Peak Pulse Discharge current (0.1msec)
Nominal internal resistance:
 20 Ohm
Shelf life:
 2.5 years
Operating Temperature Range:

Could be just the power source you'd need for some of those paper-based
display technologies. How long will it be before the Wheaties box shows an
animation of the athlete du jour?

- Jim

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