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Michigan Technological University

Non-Aligned and Aligned α-Mno2 Nanorods

Caption: The non-aligned manganese dioxide nanorods on the left were made using conventional methods. The aligned nanorods on the right were grown in Desheng (Dennis) Meng's lab at Michigan Technological University using electrophoretic deposition. Using aligned nanorods, Meng's group was able to build a superior chemical capacitor.

Credit: FESEM images by Sunand Santhanagopalan

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