Thursday, November 18, 2010

MPhase Technologies Inc. Successfully Activates First Functional Multi-Cell Smart Nano Battery

mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) reports that it has successfully triggered and activated its first functional multi-cell Smart Nano Battery.

Triggering and activation of the cells of the battery were achieved by using a technique called electrowetting, which gives the mPhase reserve battery one of its key attributes -- programmable triggering.

Triggering using this approach was accomplished by applying a brief pulse of electrical energy to a porous, smart surface membrane, located inside each cell in the battery, which caused the electrolyte to come in contact with the cell's electrodes, creating the chemical reaction to produce voltage inside the cell of the multi-cell battery.

The mPhase multi-cell battery consists of a matrix of 12 individual cells populated with an electrode stack consisting of lithium and carbon monofluoride materials (Li/CFx), with each cells rated at 3.0 volts. Using a specially designed circuit board for testing and characterization studies, each of the cells in the battery were independently triggered and activated without affecting any of the non-activated cells in the multi-cell configuration. Because of the unique design of the multi-cell battery, each cell in the battery has very long shelf until it is triggered. 

The development of the Smart NanoBattery has been undertaken with funding support from a Phase II STTR Army award.

About mPhase Technologies, Inc. mPhase Technologies is introducing a revolutionary Smart Surface technology enabled by breakthroughs in nanotechnology, MEMS processing and microfluidics. Our Smart Surface technology has potential applications within drug delivery systems, lab-on-a-chip analytic systems, self-cleaning systems, liquid and chemical sensor systems, and filtration systems. mPhase has pioneered its first Smart Surface enabled product, the mPhase Smart NanoBattery.

In addition to the Smart Surface technology, mPhase recently introduced its first product, the mPower Emergency Illuminator, an award-winning product designed by Porsche Design Studio and sold via the mPower website:

More information about the company can be found at
Forward-Looking Statements
As a cautionary note to investors, certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in economic conditions; general competitive factors; acceptance of the Company's products in the market; the Company's success in technology and product development; the Company's ability to execute its business model and strategic plans; and all the risks and related information described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including the financial statements and related information contained in the Company's SEC Filing. mPhase assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.

mPhase Technologies, Inc
SOURCE: mPhase Technologies

imageRon Durando
Chief Operating Officer, Microphase Corporation
Ron Durando is a long time, successful entrepreneur.  He has a background in both engineering and corporate finance.  Ron has been Chief Operating Officer of Microphase since 1994.  When he joined Microphase, he worked with founder Ned Ergul to revive the corporation and adjust both its mission and operating style to accommodate changes in the market.  He was instrumental in turning around the company and has doubled its revenues during his tour as Chief Operating Officer.

Ron started and successfully ran an RF Contract Manufacturing based in China in from August 1996 until December 2008.  The company grew from 6 employees operating in 6500 sq feet to over 1000 employees at it’s peek in a 150,000 square foot facility.

In October 1996 he founded mPhase Technologies, Inc.  He has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since the company’s inception.  Under Ron’s leadership mPhase produced and sold a very successful line of DSL components and he has now completed the transition of mPhase into a battery technology company that is now developing an innovative battery technology based upon breakthroughs in Microfludics and Nanotechnology.

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