The Effect of Thermal Treatment on the Physical Properties of LiCoO2 Stoichiometric Composition

R. I. Korneikov R. I. Korneikov , V. V. Efremov V. V. Efremov , V. I. Ivanenko V. I. Ivanenko , K. A. Kesarev K. A. Kesarev
Российский электрохимический журнал
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Lithium cobaltate with stoichiometric composition (LiCoO2) is synthesized by the sol–gel method. The physical parameters (particle size, specific surface area, and specific static conductivity) of studied samples are found and their dependence on the calcination temperature is revealed. The following three conduction mechanisms are shown to contribute to the conductivity value: frequency-independent σ0, ionic transport in the sample bulk σsv, and ionic transport at the electrode/ionic conductor interface σdl. The optimal modes of thermal treatment that allow the highly developed specific surface of LiCoO2 to be retained are determined.

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  • Tananaev Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Rare Elements and Mineral Raw Materials, Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, 184209, Apatity, Russia

    R. I. Korneikov, V. V. Efremov, V. I. Ivanenko & K. A. Kesarev

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