Preparation of thick-film electrode-solid electrolyte composites on Li7La3Zr2O12 and their electrochemical properties

Takeshi Kato, Shinya Iwasaki, Yosuke Ishii, Munekazu Motoyama, William C. West, Yuta Yamamoto, Yasutoshi Iriyama

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Abstract

We prepared up to 20 μm-thick LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2 (NMC)-Li+ conductive glass-ceramic solid electrolyte (LATP: σLi ∼ 10-3 S cm-2 at 298 K) composite cathode films on Li7La3Zr2O12 (LLZ) substrates by aerosol deposition (AD) and investigated their electrochemical properties as all-solid-state batteries. The resultant NMC/LATP interface in the composite film had a thin mutual diffusion layer (∼5 nm) and a film had a porosity of ca. 0.15% in volume. The composite films were well adhered to the LLZ substrates even though the films were prepared at room temperature. All-solid-state batteries, consisting of Li/LLZ/NMC-LATP composite film (20 μm), repeated charge-discharge reactions for 90 cycles at 100 °C at a 1/10 C rate (capacity retention: 99.97%/cycle). Rate capability of this battery was improved by modifying both the LATP and electron conductive source amount in the composite film, and a battery with 16 μm-thick composite electrode delivered 60 mAh g-1 at 1 mA cm-2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-72
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Power Sources
Volume303
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 30 2016
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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