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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Corncob-Biochar Supercapacitor

Caption: This corncob-biochar supercapacitor generates enough energy to power an LED bulb. Wood biochar is easier to use in large-scale applications and has more energy potential.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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