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Author Suryanarayanan, V. ♦ Noel, M.
Source CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
Content type Text
Publisher Elsevier BV
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2001
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences
Subject Keyword Electroorganic
Abstract The intercalation of Li+ and ClO4- ions in polypropylene�graphite composite electrodes in different single solvents and 1:1 binary solvent mixtures is studied by means of cyclic voltammetry and scanning electron microscopy. The intercalation de-intercalation ef�ciency as a potential dual-intercalation battery electrode for cationic intercalation (positive electrode) is found to be generally lower than that for anionic intercalation in most of the solvents. 1:1 solvent mixtures do not enhance intercalation de-intercalation ef�ciency signi�cantly beyond the values found in a single solvent. The mixed-solvent system leads, however, to less co-solvent intercalation and graphite exfoliation, and hence better cycle-life as a potential battery electrode.
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-01-01
Journal PeerReviewed