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  • Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes

    Sottos and White

    Illinois professors Nancy Sottos and Scott White led a team that developed a silicon nanoparticle composite material for battery anodes that could lead to more reliable and longer-lasting batteries.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Nancy Sottos, call 217-333-1041; email reach Scott White, call 217-333-1077; email

    The paper “Silicon composite electrodes with dynamic ionic bonding” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.