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Subject:  Re: It can’t be done Date:  9/20/2019  2:54 PM
Author:  mschmit Number:  567806 of 576228


The battery development has proceeded along a slow Moore’s law for years.


Moore's Law isn't so much about the absolute value of the rate of doubling. It is more about the fact that there is a physics-based path to achieve a repeated amount of doublings over a long time.

For example.
You could look at the hardness of glass and (maybe) see that it has doubled over some number of years through good engineering work. But (my guess) you are never going to keep doubling it until it is harder than diamonds. It is just wishful thinking that constant improvements will keep coming, even with hard work, unless there is some physics-based reason that allows you to get there. And get there safely with energy storage batteries.

Mike
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