Contact: Morgan McCorkle
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Caption: ORNL researchers developed a nanoporous solid electrolyte (bottom left and in detail on right) from a solvated precursor (top left). The material conducts ions 1,000 times faster than its natural bulk form and enables more energy-dense lithium ion batteries.
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