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Pore-enhanced silicon used to increase capacity of Li-ion batteries

By / October 27, 2010

Top and side view of etched silicon battery material. (Credit: Rice Univ.) According to a press release, a team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries by enhancing the inherent ability of silicon to absorb lithium ions Rice University is…

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