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Defect-free surfaces may be key to preventing formation of lithium dendrites, advancing solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / July 14, 2017

New research from MIT shows that firmness isn’t the most important parameter for developing a solid electrolyte that is effective against dendrite formation—instead, a defect-free surface, which doesn’t provide a place for dendrites to form, is key to a better battery.

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Glass interlayer prevents dendrite formation to lead solid-state battery revolution

By April Gocha / March 7, 2017

A team of researchers at the University of Texas at Austin is trying to revolutionize the battery world with a new and improved all-solid-state sodium-ion battery that has three times higher energy density than today’s lithium-ions.

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Say sayonara to exploding batteries—LLZO ceramic thin films offer hope for safer, thinner all-solid state lithium-ions

By April Gocha / October 14, 2016

Researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a technique using mass-producible methods to fabricate thin films of LLZO ceramic, which could help improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 11, 2016

A winning recipe for 3-D printing bone, visualizing lithiation of iron oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 11, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 26, 2015

Electrolytes go solid-state, quantum dots light the future, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 26, 2015.

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