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Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 455–463 | Cite as

Study of degradation of Na2Тi3O7-based electrode during cycling

  • T. L. KulovaEmail author
  • Y. O. Kudryashova
  • A. A. Kuz’mina
  • A. M. Skundin
  • I. A. Stenina
  • A. A. Chekannikov
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev
  • J. Libich
Original Paper
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Abstract

The degradation of electrodes based on sodium titanate (Na2Ti3O7) was studied using the methods of galvanostatic cycling, cyclic voltammetry, Raman spectroscopy, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. It is established that during the cycling, there is splitting of sodium titanate intergrown plates and constant growth of solid electrolyte interface on the surface of Na2Ti3O7 particles. These factors account for the degradation of Na2Ti3O7 at cycling.

Keywords

Sodium-ion battery Sodium titanate Degradation Cycling 

Notes

Funding information

This study received support from the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 16-13-00024.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. L. Kulova
    • 1
    Email author
  • Y. O. Kudryashova
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Kuz’mina
    • 1
  • A. M. Skundin
    • 1
  • I. A. Stenina
    • 3
  • A. A. Chekannikov
    • 4
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev
    • 3
  • J. Libich
    • 5
  1. 1.Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute”MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Skolkovo Institute of Science and TechnologiesMoscowRussia
  5. 5.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication (FEEC), Department of Electrical and Electronic Technology (UETE)University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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