LITHIUM BATTERIES

Monolayer guider

The normal operation of Li metal batteries is limited to near room temperature and moderate current rates. Now, a self-assembled electrochemically active monolayer is shown to enable the stable operation of Li metal batteries below –15 oC and at a fast-charging time of 45 minutes.

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Fig. 1: Li electrodeposition modes and the EMA approach.

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Zhang, S.S. Monolayer guider. Nat Energy 5, 496–497 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-0636-3

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