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X-ray tomography for battery research and development

X-ray tomography is revolutionizing battery research and development by enabling non-destructive, 3D imaging of the inside of battery cells before, during and after operation.

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Fig. 1: X-ray tomography of lithium-ion batteries.


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This comment is based on knowledge gained from working with many collaborators and a terrific team. In particular, the author thanks her current and former PhD students M. Ebner, P. Pietsch, M. F. Lagadec and S. Müller. The author gratefully acknowledges funding through a European Research Council Starting Grant (Project 680070).

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Wood, V. X-ray tomography for battery research and development. Nat Rev Mater 3, 293–295 (2018).

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