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Rice University

Graphene/Boron for Batteries

Caption: A theory developed at Rice University determined that a graphene/boron compound would excel as an ultrathin anode for lithium-ion batteries. The compound would store far more energy than graphite electrodes used in current batteries.

Credit: Vasilii Artyukhov/Rice University

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