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January 4th, 2011

Building 3D Batteries from the Bottom Up with Coated Nanowires

Abstract:
To continue on with the string of nanotechnology developments at the end of last year that were aimed at improving the battery, I start this New Year with another such story this time coming from researchers at Rice University.

This news actually broke in December when it was originally published in the December 6th online edition of Nanoletters.

The research, which was led by Pulickel Ajayan, managed to find a way to coat nanowires with PMMA coating that provides good insulation from the counter electrode while still allowing ions to pass easily through.

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