Researchers develop lithium-ion batteries that can't catch fire

Lee Bell
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Researchers develop lithium-ion batteries that can't catch fire

Silica-based additive temporarily hardens electrolyte on impact

Researchers have discovered what they claim is a potential solution to stop lithium-ion device batteries, such as those found in smartphones, from combusting. A number of devices, including laptop...

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