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- May 20, 2019

Probing battery hotspots for safer energy storage

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

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For the first time, a team of researchers has studied the effects of tiny areas within lithium metal batteries that are much hotter than their surroundings. These hotspots, the researchers find, can make batteries grow spiky tumors of metal called dendrites that could cause short circuits, and potentially lead to fires.  

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