Lightweight green supercapacitors could quickly charge devices

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In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy storage device that could charge even electric cars within a few minutes in the near future. Furthermore, they said their devices are flexible, lightweight and cost-effective.

 Associated journal article: Swarn Jha et al. “Design and synthesis of high performance flexible and green supercapacitors made of manganese‐dioxide‐decorated alkali lignin.” Energy Storage (2020). DOI: 10.1002/est2.184

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