Monday, September 8, 2014

Looking deep inside a working lithium-ion battery

In an unprecedented view inside a working lithium-ion battery, researchers used a neutron beam to "see" the flow of lithium in real time, as the battery charged and discharged. What they saw could one day help explain why rechargeable batteries lose capacity over time, and why they even sometimes catch fire.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily


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