Richland WA (SPX) Apr 29, 2020
The same material you’ll find at the tip of a pencil – graphite – has long been a key component in today’s lithium-ion batteries. As our reliance on these batteries increases, however, graphite-based electrodes are due for an upgrade. For that, scientists are looking to the element at the heart of the digital revolution: silicon.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northw