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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013, Article ID 638953, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/638953
Research Article

Improvement of Charge-Discharge Characteristics of the Mg-Ni Powder Electrodes at 55°C

1The Instrument Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan
2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan

Received 17 September 2013; Revised 15 November 2013; Accepted 18 November 2013

Academic Editor: Ting-Jen Hsueh

Copyright © 2013 Kuan-Jen Chen 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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