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POST LI-ION BATTERIES

Empowering magnesium

Mg-ion diffusion in cathodes and dissociation in electrolyte complexes are sluggish processes that hinder the development of Mg batteries. Now, a new design of both the cathode and the electrolyte drastically improves the kinetics of these processes, leading to a high-power Mg battery.

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Fig. 1: The Mg–PTO battery.

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Wang, J., Vlad, A. Empowering magnesium. Nat Energy 5, 945–946 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-00744-y

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