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Aqueous batteries get energetic

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Aqueous batteries hold promise for large-scale energy storage, but are often maligned because of their low energy densities. Now, a demonstration of halogen conversion–intercalation chemistry inside graphite has blazed a trail for high-energy aqueous batteries.

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Fig. 1: Halogen conversion–intercalation chemistry2.

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Wu, X., Ji, X. Aqueous batteries get energetic. Nat. Chem. 11, 680–681 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-019-0300-3

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