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Solid state batteries: The next evolution in Li-ion technology?

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 23 February 2017

Lithium-ion batteries have been plugged as the enablers of countless next generation electronic devices, but there remain kinks in the technology that engineers are struggling to iron out. Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, spoke to high-tech materials developer Ilika about how solid state designs may provide some of the answers battery users are looking for.

Electronics is a fast-paced industry. Barely a month passes without the launch of a brand new, high-powered smart device claiming to revolutionise the way we live, work or drive and most of these products are made possible by batteries.

Amid the seemingly relentless march of technological progress, it is perhaps...

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