Diagram Depicting Particle Structure (image) DOE/Argonne National Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption The silicon particles are made up of a series of nanowires connected by thin bridges, which allows for high flexibility and porosity. Credit Jiang et al. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.