Modified Electrolyte May Help in Evading Short Circuits

February 25, 2015 5:14 AM

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Modified Electrolyte May Help in Evading Short Circuits

Dendrites, the microscopic fibers which are cause of rechargeable batteries short circuit, can obviously also cause fire hazards that can limit the potential of batteries to power our phones and keep thee juice running for a rainy day.

However, recently a new electrode for lithium based batteries, described in the journal Nature Communications removes the dendrites but at the same time ensures that the batteries remain economic and still are able to carry a large amount of electric current. This is not the first of its kind as the...

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