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Acta Phys. Chim. Sin.  2014, Vol. 30 Issue (4): 669-676    DOI: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB201402102
ELECTROCHEMISTRY AND NEW ENERGY     
Preparation and Electrochemical Performance of 5 V LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode Material by the Composite Co-Precipitation Method for High Energy/High Power Lithium Ion Secondary Batteries
ZHU Zhi1, QI Lu1, LI Wei2,3, LIAO Xi-Ying3
1 College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100190, P. R. China;
2 School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083;
3 SYN Chemicals & Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Beijing 100094, P. R. China
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Abstract  

This research developed a novel composite co-precipitation method to prepare high performance LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 based on a traditional solid-state method. Ammonium oxalate/ammonium carbonate was used as a composite precipitator to deposit Ni/Mn ions. Combined with a facile hydrothermal treatment, stoichiometric LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 was obtained with a pure spinel structure and spherical hierarchical morphology. Electrochemical measurements indicate that the as-prepared LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 delivers a high capacity of 141.4 mAh·g-1 and after 200 cycles under 0.3C, 1C, and 3C, the materials retained their capacities up to 96.3%, 94.4%, and 91.1%, respectively. Additionally, the capacity upon exposure to a low voltage of 4.0 V was efficiently eliminated by heat treatment and by a particular cooling process. Furthermore, the LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 materials with high energy and high power performances of 648.6 mWh·g-1 and 7000mW·g-1 were obtained because of different cation ordering.



Key wordsLithium ion battery      Spinel lithium nickel magnesium oxide      High energy/high power      Co-precipitation method      Spherical hierarchical morphology     
Received: 19 November 2013      Published: 10 February 2014
MSC2000:  O646  
Corresponding Authors: QI Lu     E-mail: gilu297542@pku.edu.cn
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ZHU Zhi, QI Lu, LI Wei, LIAO Xi-Ying. Preparation and Electrochemical Performance of 5 V LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode Material by the Composite Co-Precipitation Method for High Energy/High Power Lithium Ion Secondary Batteries. Acta Phys. Chim. Sin., 2014, 30(4): 669-676.

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