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ALUMINIUM METAL BATTERIES

Guided by metal–substrate bonding

The development of metallic anodes for next-generation high-energy batteries is largely hindered by dendritic growth issues. Now, an interface between metals and substrates is engineered to facilitate their strong chemical bonding, leading to uniform metal deposition and high battery cycling reversibility.

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Fig. 1: Deposition process at metallic anodes.

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Matios, E., Li, W. Guided by metal–substrate bonding. Nat Energy 6, 331–332 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-021-00808-7

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