Apple Gets A Patent On “Current Collector Plates of Bulk-Solidifying Amorphous Alloys”

Posted Jan 5, 2011

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been given a patent that relates to a space-age metal alloy known as liquidmetal. The patent is not for an iPad enclosure or iPhone antenna. It is related to internal components of a fuel cell according to Apple’s new patent is titled “Current collector plates of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys” and is patent #7862957. Mini fuel cells have the ability to power mobile phones for over 30 days and notebooks for over 20 hours without a recharge. [CultOfMac]