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Li-ion battery advances: borosilicide, olivine, and ‘popcorn’

By Jim Destefani / June 13, 2013

Image: Lithium borosilicide framework. Credit: Fässler, M. Zeilinger; TUM. Lightweight, high energy density, and fast, reliable recharging have made lithium-ion batteries the preferred power sources for cell phones and other portable electronic devices. The basic technology is proven, but research continues to develop better materials that could allow the devices to store even more energy and…

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