The glass is greener

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance, lithium-ion batteries. The batteries will extend the range of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and provide more power with fewer charges to personal electronics, such as cellphones and laptops.

Provided by University of California, Riverside

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