decrepitation


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de·crep·i·ta·tion

(dē'krep-i-tā'shŭn),
Crackling; the snapping of certain salts when heated.
[L. de, from, + crepo, pp. crepitus, to crackle]
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On silicon electrode for Li-ion batteries, the AE measurements tends to indicate that the electrode decrepitation is mainly due to the abrupt volume variation related to the formation (in charge) and disappearance (in discharge) of the crystalline [Li.
Raymor holds a 100 percent interest in the LaMotte deposit on which decrepitation yields of 90-95 percent were obtained.