Tuesday, April 18, 2017

New battery coating could improve smart phones and electric vehicles

The problem with lithium ion batteries made with metal is that during charge cycles they uncontrollably grow dendrites, which are microscopic fibers that look like tree sprouts. The dendrites degrade the performance of the battery and also present a safety issue because they can short circuit the battery and in some cases catch fire.

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New battery coating could improve smart phones and electric vehicles

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