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Electrochemical and thermal properties of NASICON structured Na 3V2(PO4)3 as a sodium rechargeable battery cathode: A combined experimental and theoretical study

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Issue Date
2012
Citation
Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol.159 No.9, pp.A1393-A1397
Abstract
A combined experimental and computational study on Na3V2(PO4)(3) has been carried out to investigate its structural, electrochemical, and thermal properties as a sodium battery cathode. The synthesized material by a sol-gel process was well-indexed to the R-3m space group in the framework of a rhombohedral NASICON structure. Galvanostatic measurements indicate that at 3.4 V vs. Na/Na+, 1.4 Na reversibly reacts with each Na3V2(PO4)(3), which corresponds to a specific capacity of 84.8 mAh/g. Moreover, this material shows excellent rate capabilities and good cycling performance. Ex-situ XRD analyzes indicate that this material reacts with Na ions based on a reversible two-phase reaction. Thermal analyzes employing TGA/DSC and In-situ XRD at various temperatures show that this material maintains good thermal stability up to 450 degrees C even in the desodiated state. The promising electrochemical and thermal properties suggest that this material with the well-defined NASICON structure is a promising cathode for large-scale sodium rechargeable batteries. (C) 2012 The Electrochemical Society. [DOI: 10.1149/2.015209jes] All rights reserved.
ISSN
0013-4651
URI
https://hdl.handle.net/10371/164611
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1149/2.015209jes
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