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Multifunctional interphase

Realization of rechargeable batteries with alkali metal anodes is challenged by their high reactivity and dendritic growth. Now, an alloy-based, artificial solid electrolyte interphase is shown to allow smooth metal deposition, enhance interfacial charge transfer, protect against parasitic reactions and offer extra energy storage.

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Fig. 1: Solid electrolyte interphases.


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Rosy, Noked, M. Multifunctional interphase. Nat Energy 3, 253–254 (2018).

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