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To Boost Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity by up to 70%, Add Silicon – IEEE Spectrum

Friday, Jan 11, 2019
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David Schneider, IEEE Spectrum

Use of this anode material will boost battery capacity initially by about 20 percent and eventually by 40 percent or better. What’s more, explains Yushin, it allows the anode to be reduced in thickness by up to 67 percent, which in turn may permit the battery to be charged as much as nine times as fast.

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