Plexiglas makes nanowire batteries last much much longer

In the race to make more efficient batteries, scientists would like to pack together tiny nanowires that could be charged many times over.

A team from University of California, Irvine, has coated these nanowires with plexiglas-like-gel, and found that they last much longer than other or uncoated nanowire batteries. Researcher Mya Le Thai explains.

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