Aug 19, 2020

Hemp fibres ‘better than graphene’

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The waste fibres from hemp crops can be transformed into high-performance energy storage devices, scientists say.

They “cooked” cannabis bark into carbon nanosheets and built supercapacitors “on a par with or better than graphene” — the industry gold standard.

Electric cars and power tools could harness this hemp technology, the US researchers say.

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