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A new paper has claimed up to a 25% capacity loss

Lithium in its pure extracted state in evaporation ponds at Uyuni Salt Flat, Bolivia. Photo: Pablo Cozzaglio/AFP/Getty

For years, they were the Don Quixotes of the battery world — tinkerers in pure lithium metal romantically seeking to install them in batteries, only to find them catching fire and the answers they thought would fix them a mirage. Then, over the last six months, these People of La Mancha became the toast of Silicon Valley and Wall Street, winning high-dollar valuations in SPAC deals and courted by virtually every major automaker in the world.

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