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"In an unpackaged, structurally integrated state our supercapacitor can store more energy and operate at higher voltages than a packaged, off-the-shelf commercial supercapacitor, even under intense dynamic and static forces," says Cary Pint. Above, a side view of a structural supercapacitor shows the blue polymer electrolyte that glues the silicon electrodes together. (Credit: Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)
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