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From polyacetylene to carbonaceous anodes

The carbonaceous anode was the final important piece of the jigsaw for the first commercialized rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Its original inventor recounts how the search for a research subject led to the breakthrough.

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Yoshino, A. From polyacetylene to carbonaceous anodes. Nat Energy 6, 449 (2021).

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