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Rice University

Silicon Anode

Caption: Porous silicon powder mixed with pyrolyzed polyacrylonitrile is the basis for a robust anode for lithium-ion batteries. Anodes developed with the powder at Rice University have achieved more than 600 charge-discharge cycles in the lab.

Credit: Madhuri Thakur/Rice University

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