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Volume 1 Issue 4, April 2016

Solidifying superionic electrolytes

Solid-state batteries are a promising beyond-lithium-ion technology, but their development largely hinges on the availability of solid electrolytes with high ionic conductivity. Kato et al. now report an inorganic solid electrolyte with a room-temperature conductivity of about 25 mS cm-1 and demonstrate its use in a solid-state battery.

See Kato et al. 1, 16030 (2016).

Image: Yuki Kato.Cover design: Alex Wing.


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