NANOIONICS

A gateway to understanding confined ions

A new electrolyte gating technique probes the dynamics of the electrical double layer at the electrode–electrolyte interface. The experiments reveal an ion nanoconfinement effect that may help to explain supercapacitor charging mechanisms.

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Fig. 1: Electrolyte gating in solid and porous electrodes.

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Griffin, J.M. A gateway to understanding confined ions. Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 628–629 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-020-0709-2

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