Energy storage

Interfacial Structure and Reactivity

Task 1

Guiding Question

Can we control, and autonomically respond to, the reactions at the oxide-electrolyte interface by leveraging a robust, molecular-scale understanding of its structure and reactivity?

New imaging capability reveals possible key to extending battery lifetime, capacitySeptember 25, 2014

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