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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 819350, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/819350
Research Article

The Impacts of Graphene Nanosheets and Manganese Valency on Lithium Storage Characteristics in Graphene/Manganese Oxide Hybrid Anode

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA

Received 26 June 2012; Accepted 7 August 2012

Academic Editor: Chunyi Zhi

Copyright © 2012 S. L. Cheekati et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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