LiFePO4 and LiFePO4 doped with Cu2+ ions were synthesized by solid-state reactions.The structure of LiFePO4 and the Fe valence were analyzed by the XRD(X-ray diffraction) and XPS(X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy) respectively.The Cu doping position in LiFePO4 is discussed.It has found that the volume of LiFePO4 by doping Cu2+ ions is reduced.The minim Cu2+ ions doping does not almost change the binding energy of Fe2p1/2 in LiFePO4.According to the experiment results,we conclude that most of the Cu2+ ions substitute the Fe2+ ions in LiFePO4 when a small amount of Cu2+ ions doping is occurred.


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