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Freedom of chemical space


Phase transitions are detrimental to the cyclability of layered oxide cathodes for next-generation sodium-ion batteries. Now, two complementary studies suggest principles on how to navigate through the vast compositional space for better electrochemical performance.

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Fig. 1: The design space for sodium layered oxides.


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Edelman, D.A., Eum, D. & Chueh, W.C. Freedom of chemical space. Nat Sustain 7, 234–235 (2024).

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