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Through thick and thin: Neutrons track lithium ions in battery electrodes
April 19, 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 Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Lithium-ion batteries are expected to have a global market value of $47 billion by 2023, but their use in heavy-duty applications such as electric vehicles is limited due to factors such as lengthy charge and discharge cycles. University of Virginia Engineering researchers working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are examining how the lithium moves in battery electrodes, which is important in designing batteries that charge and discharge faster. Full Story
University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science
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