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SolidEnergy aims to power the next generation of drones and phones

Ultralight lithium-metal batteries spark interest from Apple, Huawei and DJI

Lithium-metal batteries are more efficient than lithium-ion ones, but safety remains a concern.

BOSTON/SHANGHAI -- Lithium-ion batteries power everything from smartphones to electric vehicles, and have changed our lives so profoundly that their development earned this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Now, Boston-based SolidEnergy is looking to make that technology obsolete.

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