Contact: Mary Beckman
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Caption: While manganese (blue) fills out this lithium ion battery nanoparticle evenly, nickel (green) clumps in certain regions, interfering with the material's smooth operation.
Credit: Chongmin Wang/PNNL
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