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Microwave Synthesis Methods for Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes

Howard, Christopher A. (2014) Microwave Synthesis Methods for Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes. Master of Science by Research (MScRes) thesis, University of Kent,. (KAR id:47583)

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Abstract

With the rapidly expanding market for mobile devices such as mobile phones, laptops and cameras, as well as the push towards greener, more renewable energy sources, rechargeable batteries have been brought to the fore. With the many uses of lithium-ion batteries from high drain appliances to power storage, to vehicle propulsion, varying

Olivine phosphate structures of iron, manganese and cobalt were also prepared through microwave-assisted synthesis, with lithium iron phosphate being developed as a future electric vehicle battery cathode. These were successfully characterised and cells containing them charge-discharged - the results of these are presented.

Item Type: Thesis (Master of Science by Research (MScRes))
Uncontrolled keywords: Microwave Synthesis Methods Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
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Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2015 01:00 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:19 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/47583 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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