Boost your battery with seaweed

An extract from brown algae – seaweed – could give rechargeable lithium-ion batteries a boost by allowing silicon nanopowder to be used as a high-capacity alternative to graphite electrodes. The potential improvement is almost an order of magnitude boost, the researchers say.

Seaweed extract gives lithium batteries a boost.

Author: David Bradley

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