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'Nanoscoops' Could Spark New Generation of Electric Automobile Batteries
January 4, 2011
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.An entirely new type of nanomaterial developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could enable the next generation of high-power rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for electric automobiles, as well as batteries for laptop computers, mobile phones and other portable devices. The new material is dubbed a "nanoscoop" because its shape resembles a cone with a scoop of ice cream on top.Full Story
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