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June 19th, 2003

First lithium pictures could aid battery research

In work that could aid the development of better batteries for products from laptop computers to electric cars, an MIT engineer and colleagues have taken the first images of individual atoms of lithium, a key ingredient in state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries. Only atoms of hydrogen and helium are smaller and lighter than those of lithium. More


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