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Contact: Lynn Yarris
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Dendrites in Lithium Electrodes

Caption: These 3D reconstructions show how dendritic structures that can short-circuit a battery form deep within a lithium electrode, break through the surface and spread across the electrolyte.

Credit: Image from Nitash Balsara, Berkeley Lab

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