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A battery in which both electrodes and the electrolyte are solids. Other common battery architectures, such as lithium-ion batteries and lithium polymer batteries, use liquids and gels, respectively, as their electrolytes. Solid-state batteries have numerous current applications and are being developed further (Fig. 1). See also: Battery; Energy
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