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Energy Storage Mechanisms Advanced

March 5, 2012

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An international team of researchers has given the engineering world a better look at the inner functions of the electrodes of supercapacitors--the low-cost, lightweight energy storage devices used in many electronics, transportation and many other applications. Supercapacitors can store and deliver more power than batteries and can last for up to a million of charge-discharge cycles. Full Story

Drexel University

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