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Submission + - Sugar Batteries Store 20% More Energy Than Li-Ions (

An anonymous reader writes: Scientists at the Tokyo University of Science have developed a way to create sugar batteries that store 20% more energy than lithium-ion cells. Before it can be used as the anode in a sodium-ion battery, sucrose powder is turned into hard carbon powder by heating it to up to 1,500 degrees celsius in an oxygen-free oven.
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Sugar Batteries Store 20% More Energy Than Li-Ions

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