Scientists to Develop High-Performance Batteries Made from Algae
By September 13th, 2009Sunday, September 13, 2009 5:38 on
The researchers had originally studying Cladophora algae’s potential as a thickening agent for pharmaceutical uses, but they accidentally discovered that the unique nanostructure made it ideal for energy storage. They coated algal cellulose with a conducting polymer and achieved decent charge time and storage capacity.
The scientists said that their work opens up new possibilities for inexpensive, environmentally friendly, and lightweight energy storage systems.
Original Source: Discovery
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