Scientists from the University of South Carolina have invented a T-shirt making battery capable of charging laptops and other mobile electronic devices in the near future.
Researchers have indeed managed to turn a T-Shirt in supercapacitor by a simple and inexpensive process:
The cotton T-shirt is dipped in a sodium fluoride solution for one hour. It is then dried in an oven for 3 hours, then heated for 1 hour in an oven at a higher temperature. supercapacitor Textilea this stage, the cotton is then converted into activated carbon textile while retaining flexibility.