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September 21st, 2010

Researchers inspect Li-ion batteries at nanoscale

Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries are being put under the microscope at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to give scientists a closer look at how they function at the nanoscale and help them create more efficient batteries. So far, ORNL researchers have created a new type of scanning probe microscopy called electrochemical strain microscopy (ESM) to learn how lithium ions move through a battery's cathode material.

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