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Cause of cathode degradation identified for nickel-rich materials
March 15, 2019
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team of scientists including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have identified the causes of degradation in a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, as well as possible remedies. Their findings, published on Mar. 7, 2019, in Advanced Functional Materials, could lead to the development of more affordable and better performing batteries for electric vehicles. Full Story
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