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Researchers Develop Method to Examine Batteries--From the Inside
February 10, 2012
Researchers at Cambridge University, Stony Brook University and New York University have developed a methodology, based on magnetic resonance imaging, to look inside a battery without destroying it. Their technique also creates the possibility of improving battery performance and safety by serving as a diagnostic of its internal workings.
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