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Using crumpled graphene balls to make better batteries

January 18, 2018

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Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down, with possible uses in everything from personal devices to cars. But as lithium gets charged and discharged in a battery, it starts to grow dendrites and filaments, causing a number of problems. The solution lies in a scaffold made from crumpled graphene balls that can stack with ease to form a porous scaffold, due to their paper ball-like shape.Full Story

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