ZrO2 -Modified LiMn2 O4 Thin-Film Cathodes Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition

Dong Wook Shin, Ji Won Choi, Jae Pyoung Ahn, Won Kook Choi, Yong Soo Cho, Seok Jin Yoon

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The study on the influences of ZrO2 addition in LiMn2 O4 thin films as cathodes was driven by the need to improve the physical and electrochemical performances of thin-film lithium batteries. The films of x ZrO2 - LiMn2 O4 at x=0.025 possessed a high capacity retention of > 82% at 4C after 130 cycles, compared to 68% at x=0, due to the formation of amorphous ZrO2 on the grain boundary and surface out of the LiMn2 O4 matrix via the pulsed laser deposition. The ZrO2 modification decreased the charge-transfer resistance (Rct) and unwanted phase transition of the LiMn2 O 4 cathode film.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)A567-A570
JournalJournal of the Electrochemical Society
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electrochemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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