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Long-lived electrodes for plastic batteries

Organic materials are potential substitutes for the costly transition-metal oxides used in battery electrodes, but their stability is often poor. A polymer design that uses intermolecular interactions solves this problem.

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Figure 1: An organic battery-electrode material that has high stability.

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Lee, B., Kang, K. Long-lived electrodes for plastic batteries. Nature 549, 339–340 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/549339a

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