Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 22, Issue 8, pp 2605–2615 | Cite as

Structural, electrical, and electrochemical properties of poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexaflouropropylene)/poly(vinyl acetate)-based polymer blend electrolytes for rechargeable magnesium ion batteries

  • S. Ponmani
  • J. Kalaiselvimary
  • M. Ramesh PrabhuEmail author
Original Paper


An attempt has been made to prepare a new blend polymer electrolytes (BPEs) based on PVdF-co-HFP and PVAc doped with Mg (ClO4)2 by using the solvent-casting technique. The physicochemical properties of the as prepared polymer electrolytes were characterized by XRD, FTIR, SEM, TG/DTA, linear sweep voltammetry (LSV), and cyclic voltammetry (CV). The maximum ionic conductivity value 3.85 × 10−5 S cm−1 has been observed for PVdF-co-HFP (69)-PVAc (23)-Mg (ClO4)2 (8 wt%) system at 30 °C using AC impedance spectroscopic technique. The FTIR analysis confirms the complex formation between the polymers and salts. The TG/DTA studies showed the thermal stability of the film. The polymer electrolyte membrane shows a wide electrochemical stability window, and the temperature dependence of ionic conductivity obeys the Arrhenius rule.


Blend polymer electrolytes Cyclic voltammetry Electrochemical stability Mg (ClO4)2 SEM 



poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexaflouropropylene)


poly(vinyl acetate)


X-ray diffraction,


Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy


scanning electron microscope,


Thermogravimetric/differential thermal analysis


poly(methyl methacrylate)


polyethylene glycol

Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ponmani
    • 1
  • J. Kalaiselvimary
    • 1
  • M. Ramesh Prabhu
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsAlagappa UniversityKaraikudiIndia

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