|Timeline of Batteries|
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Timeline of batteries
Italian physicist Alessandro Volta makes the first battery. His “voltaic pile” –as it
English chemist John F. Daniell improves Volta’s battery: preventing the
Gaston Plante invents the lead-acid battery used in cars up to this day.
French chemist Georges Leclanche creates the first “wet cell” battery. This will
German scientist Dr. Carl Gassner invents the “dry cell.” His battery is similar to
American dry cell manufacturer, Columbia makes the first commercially available
Conrad Hubert creates the first flashlight; he calls it an, “electric hand torch.”
Thomas Alva Edison improves the car battery. His other battery improvements
Eveready Battery Company develops the 9-volt battery.
Eveready Battery Company develops a commercially available alkaline battery.
Miniature silver-oxide batteries or “button batteries” are developed for hearing
The first lithium batteries are commercially available. These are the most
Innovations in rechargeable technology introduce products such as
The future is both bright and challenging for batteries. A battery has been