Advanced Materials - Fiber Supercapacitors Utilizing Pen Ink for Flexible/Wearable En

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    Ink-based supercapacitor holds ten times more charge than other carbon fiber devices
    Just a few millimetres in diameter, the new ink-based supercapacitor outdoes the performance of other carbon fibre-based devices, and can hold up to 10 times more charge.

    Researchers from Peking University in Beijing, China, built the device by coating two long thin carbon fibers with the ink, then wrapping them in a flexible plastic casing, filled with electrolyte.

    Advanced Materials - Fiber Supercapacitors Utilizing Pen Ink for Flexible/Wearable Energy Storage
    Ink-based supercapacitor holds ten times more charge than other carbon fiber devices

     

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