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Lithium-metal batteries

Diversifying the solvent


Solvation structure engineering in electrolytes enhances the cyclability of lithium-metal anodes, but it also results in compromised ionic conductance and subsequently poor rate capability. Now, a high-entropy electrolyte is designed to improve ionic conductivity while maintaining cyclability.

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Fig. 1: High-entropy strategy for improving the ionic conductivity and interfacial stability of LMB electrolytes.


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Wei, J., Chen, X. & Cao, S. Diversifying the solvent. Nat Energy 8, 781–782 (2023).

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