Synthesis of nanostructured Li2MnSiO4/C using a microwave assisted sol-gel process with water as a base solvent

Jeon Jin Choi, Soo Kim, Won Bin Im, Wonyoung Chang, Byung Won Cho, Jong Hak Kim, Hee Lack Choi, Kyung Yoon Chung

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Abstract

Microwave assisted sol-gel method is used to fabricate nanostructured Li2MnSiO4/C composites. Our process has the advantages in homogenous heating and reduced reaction time. In addition, the water is used as a base solvent while the conventional microwave-solvothermal method use the organic solvent as the base solvent, which makes our process much more safe and economical. Here, our prepared Li2MnSiO4/C composite exhibits an enhanced discharge capacity of 173.1 mAh g-1, compared to the conventional processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-180
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Electroceramics
Volume31
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry

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