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, Volume 24, Issue 11, pp 3305–3315 | Cite as

Effect of Al-Mo codoping on the structure and ionic conductivity of sol-gel derived Li7La3Zr2O12 ceramics

  • Yuan Li
  • Tiantian Yang
  • Weiwei Wu
  • Zhenzhu Cao
  • Weiyan He
  • Yanfang Gao
  • Jinrong Liu
  • Guorong Li
Original Papers

Abstract

Al-Mo codoped Li7La3Zr2O12 ceramics with fine grain were prepared by sol-gel method. The influences of Al-Mo codoping on the structure, microstructure, and conductivity of Li7La3Zr2O12 were investigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and impedance spectroscopy. The cubic phase Li7La3Zr2O12 has been stabilized by partial substitution of Al for Li and Mo for Zr. Li6.6-3yAlyLa3Zr1.8Mo0.2O12 (0 ≤ y ≤ 0.1) has been sintered at 1040–1060 °C for 3 h. The liquid sintering facilitated its densification. The relative density of the composition with x = 0.075 was approximately 96.4%. Results indicated that the Al-Mo codoped LLZO synthesized by sol-gel method effectively lowered its sintering temperature, accelerated densification, and improved the ionic conductivity.

Keywords

Sol-gel method Codoped Lithium conductor 

Notes

Funding information

This study was supported by the Program for National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 51562029), Program for Key Laboratory of Inorganic Function Material and Device, Chinese Academy of Sciences (KLIFMD-2011-01), and Program for Young Talents of Science and Technology in University of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (No. NJYT-17-A08).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuan Li
    • 1
  • Tiantian Yang
    • 1
  • Weiwei Wu
    • 1
  • Zhenzhu Cao
    • 1
  • Weiyan He
    • 1
  • Yanfang Gao
    • 1
  • Jinrong Liu
    • 1
  • Guorong Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering College of Inner Mongolia University of TechnologyHohhotPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Inorganic Function Material and Device, Shanghai Institute of CeramicsChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China

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