A conventional lithium-ion battery makes use of both an anode and a cathode. Now, a new design of batteries with no anodes in their initial state is shown to be promising for practical applications.

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Fig. 1: Schematics of battery design.


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Zhang, J. Anode-less. Nat Energy 4, 637–638 (2019).

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