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LI-ION BATTERIES

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Cryogenic-electron microscopy is rapidly transforming battery research. Now, this powerful technique has been used to identify lithium hydride as a surprising culprit behind Li-ion battery failure.

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Fig. 1: Cryogenic-electron microscopy for battery materials.

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Li, Y., Li, Y. & Cui, Y. Looking cool. Nat Energy 3, 1023–1024 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0284-z

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