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Rice University

Graphene Nanoribbons (2 of 2)

Caption: Islands of tin oxide ride alongside a graphene nanoribbon (at top) in a slurry used in anodes for lithium ion batteries. The 10-nanometer tin oxide particles are kept separated by the nanoribbons, which are created by splitting multiwalled carbon nanotubes.

Credit: Tour Group/Rice University

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