A simple slice of energy storage


Turning graphite oxide (GO) into full-fledged supercapacitors turns out to be simple. But until a laboratory at Rice University figured out how, it was anything but obvious. Rice Professor Pulickel Ajayan and his team discovered…

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Rice scientists build battery in a nanowire


The world at large runs on lithium ion batteries. New research at Rice University shows that tiny worlds may soon do the same. The Rice lab of Professor Pulickel Ajayan has packed an entire lithium…

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