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Title: Construction of High Energy Density Batteries

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  1. Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, MA (United States)
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Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, MA (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science and Technology (ST)
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25 ENERGY STORAGE; 42 ENGINEERING; Energy storage; energy density; lithium-ion; high capacity cathode; mixed metal oxide; anode current collector

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Lang, Christopher M., and Vega, Jose A. Construction of High Energy Density Batteries. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Lang, Christopher M., & Vega, Jose A. Construction of High Energy Density Batteries. United States.
Lang, Christopher M., and Vega, Jose A. 2015. "Construction of High Energy Density Batteries". United States. doi:.
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