The "battery with windows" makes it possible to measure the lithium concentration within an electrode as a function of depth during charging and discharging with the help of neutrons. The new technique can help clarify reaction mechanisms in batteries and understand ageing phenomena.
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A Liquid Electrolyte-Based Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Design for Operando Neutron Depth Profiling / Linsenmann, F.; Trunk, M.; Rapp, P.; Werner, L.; Gernhäuser, R.; Gilles, R.; Märkisch, B.; Révay, Z.; Gasteiger, H. A. / J. Electrochem. Soc., (2020), 167, 10 (Open Access)