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The effects of the size and content of BaTiO3 nanoparticles on solid polymer electrolytes for all-solid-state lithium-ion batteries

  • Yi Zhang
  • Xiaohui Wang
  • Wei Feng
  • Yichao Zhen
  • Peiyao Zhao
  • Longtu Li
  • Ziming Cai
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Abstract

For all-solid-state lithium-ion batteries, several disadvantages such as low ionic conductivity and poor interfacial stability have been concerned. According to previous studies, BaTiO3 nanoparticles can improve the electrochemical properties of PEO-based solid polymer electrolytes (SPEs). This study elucidates the effects of different sizes and contents of BaTiO3 fillers on SPEs. The BaTiO3 nanoparticles with average size of 5 nm, 100 nm, and 500 nm and content from 4 to 20 wt% were incorporated into SPEs by solution casting method. For the SPE with 8 wt% 5 nm BaTiO3, it possesses the highest ionic conductivity of 2.2 × 10−5 S cm−1 at 25 °C and 1.9 × 10−3 S cm−1 at 80 °C. In the LiFePO4/SPE with 8 wt% 5 nm BaTiO3/Li cell, it indicates a high initial discharge specific capacity of 140.7 mAh g−1 at 0.1 °C rate and the specific capacity remains 97.8% after 50 cycles at 80 °C.

Keywords

PEO-based solid polymer electrolytes Barium titanate (BaTiO3Filler size and content 

Notes

Funding information

The work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51672148, 51,272,123), Ministry of Sciences and Technology of China through National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program 2015CB654604).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yi Zhang
    • 1
  • Xiaohui Wang
    • 1
  • Wei Feng
    • 1
  • Yichao Zhen
    • 1
  • Peiyao Zhao
    • 1
  • Longtu Li
    • 1
  • Ziming Cai
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing, School of Materials Science and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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