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8(e)]. , expansion/shrinkage of particle gaps or boundaries, which become smaller through lithiation and larger and deeper through de-lithiation. It is proved that the reversible morphology changes are not surface damage made by scratch of the EFM tip, but attributed to the cyclic processes of the Li-ion diffusion. This insertion/extraction behavior of Li-ion is similar to the findings on graphite anode by Koltypin et al. (35). Therefore, similar to traditional electrochemical measurements, the local cyclic biases applied through SPM tip can also induce analogous Li+ diffusion and morphology changes, providing opportunities to in-situ model the charge/discharge processes at the length scale compatible to the characteristic microstructures of the electrode materials.
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