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November 17, 2023

Engineering students fabricate and test structural supercapacitor

Engineering students fabricate and test a structural supercapacitor – a device that provides both structural support and energy storage capabilities. Such technology could add more power to electronic gadgets and vehicles without adding extra weight, allowing them to last longer on a single charge.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants TI 2120103, CMMI 2120701, CNS 1901048 and ECCS 1542148.]

Learn more in the UC San Diego news story New Energy-storing Material Could Also Be Used To Build Electronic Gadgets. (Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 17, 2023)

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