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“These amorphous metal alloys are amazing materials that can be easily shaped into both large and small nanostructures, yet retain suitable properties for a wide range of electrochemical applications,” says André D. Taylor, assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering at Yale University School of Engineering & Applied Science.
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