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Juan LI(lj-panpan@163.com)


The cathode material of LiMxV3-xO8 was fabricated by sol-gel method using citric acid as a chelating agent and doping transition metal ions M (Mn, Ti, Co and Ni). The structure, morphology and electrochemical proprieties of the LiMxV3-xO8 samples were investigated by XRD, TGA/DTA, SEM, charge-discharge and CV measurements. The results showed that different calcining temperatures result in different structures and morphologies, which lead to different discharge capacities. The specific discharge capacity of the sample calcined at 500℃ for 6 h was up to 300.4 mAh/g in the first cycle, and the capacity decreased with the increasing of calcining temperature. The performance and life cycle of Ti- and Co-doped LiMxV3-xO8 electrodes were significantly improved.

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lithium ion battery, nanomaterial, LiV3O8, electrochemical properties, doping, sol-gel

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