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, Volume 25, Issue 11, pp 5617–5623 | Cite as

Synthesis and electrochemical properties of Li3V2 (PO4)3-V2O3/C as anode material for lithium-ion battery application

  • Yanqing Zhang
  • Chuanqi FengEmail author
  • Yimin ZhangEmail author
  • Huimin Wu
  • Shiquan Wang
Short Communication
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Abstract

The composites of Li3V2(PO4)3/C (noted as LVP/C) and Li3V2(PO4)3-V2O3/C (noted as LVP-V/C) are prepared by a rheological phase reaction (noted as RPR) process for anode material. The synthesized samples are measured by the X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique. The content of the carbon in the composite is detected by the thermogravimetric (TG) analysis. The morphologies of powders are observed by the scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The electrochemical properties of the samples as anode material are tested by the battery testing system. The LVP-V/C composite behaved better electrochemical performances than those of LVP/C as an anode material. The reasons that LVP-V/C behaved outstanding electrochemical properties are discussed also. Based on its electrochemical performances, the LVP-V/C composite may be a potential anode material for rechargeable lithium batteries.

Keywords

Li3V2 (PO4)3/C composite Electrochemical performance Lithium-ion batteries Inorganic synthesis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhanPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Hubei Collaborative Innovation Center for Advanced Organic Chemical Materials & Ministry-of-Education Key Laboratory for the Synthesis and Application of Organic Functional Molecules; College of Chemistry & Chemical EngineeringHubei UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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