Dendrite growth

Dendrite growth is a phenomenon observed primarily in lithium-ion batteries, where lithium deposits form spiky structures called dendrites during charging. These dendrites can grow long enough to break through the separator, leading to short circuits. This not only reduces the battery's efficiency and lifespan but also poses significant safety risks, as short circuits can lead to overheating or even fires. Preventing dendrite growth is a key area of research in battery technology.

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