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Asian Journal of Energy Transformation and Conservation

December 2014, Volume 1, 2, pp 115-125

Effect of Active Mass in Electrode Disc on Performance of Li1.06ni0.313co0.313mn0.313o2cathode

Chunxia Gong


Guanghua Li


Lixu Lei

Chunxia Gong 1

Guanghua Li 2 Lixu Lei 2 

  1. School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Zhejiang Tianneng battery (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.,Shuyang Jiangsu, China 1

  2. School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China 2

Pages: 115-125

DOI: 10.18488/journal.81/2014.1.2/

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Li1.06Ni0.313Co0.313Mn0.313O2 sample has been synthesized by calcination of co-precipitated precursors. Scanning electron microscopy shows that sample powders are aggregated microplates with average sizes of 200 nm. Electrochemical tests show that Cell-2.0 which has the least mass in cathode disc presents initially a much higher discharge capacity under a current density of 135 mA•g-1, 270 mA•g-1, 540 mA•g-1, 810 mA•g-1, 1080 mA•g-1and 1350 mA•g-1 than the other cells. And Cell-2.0 exhibits better cycling performance with capacity retention of 95.58 % after 40 cycles at 270 mA•g-1 current densities than Cell-2.6(77.18 %), Cell-3.0(74.54 %), Cell-3.2(74.79 %) and Cell-3.6(77.56 %). The cells with a regression equation: DC(mAh•g-1)=a×m(mg) +b, regression coefficient: r≧ 0.75216; a = 7.16984I(C)– 61.50523, regression coefficient: r = 0.95522;b= -39.75258I(C) + 297.48985, regression coefficient: r = 0.9508. Therefore, decreasing the mass in each cathode disc can improve the performance of Li1.06Ni0.313Co0.313Mn0.313O2 cells.
Contribution/ Originality
The paper contributes the first example to establishment the regression equation about discharged capacity and the mass in each cathode disc.



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