WIRELESS CHARGING AT A GLANCE: INTRODUCTION(1)

INTRODUCTION(1)

Cellular telephone technology became commercially available in the 1980s. Since then, it has been like a snowball rolling downhill, ever increasing in the number of users and the speed at which the technology advances. When the cellular phone was first implemented, it was enormous in size by today’s standards. This reason is two-fold; the battery had to be large, and the circuits themselves were large. The circuits of that time used in electronic devices were made from off the shelf integrated circuits (IC), meaning that usually every part of the circuit had its own package.

These packages were also very large. These large circuit boards required large amounts of power, which meant bigger batteries. This reliance on power was a major contributor to the reason these phones were so big. Through the years, technology has allowed the cellular phone to get smaller not only the size of the ICs, but also the batteries. we still have one of the original problems: we must plug the phone into the wall in order to recharge the battery. Most people accept this as something that will never change, so they might as well accept it and carry around either extra batteries with them or a charger.

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