Charge-discharge characteristics of li/cucl2 batteries with lipf6/methyl difluoroacetate electrolyte

Katsuo Hashizaki, Shinsaku Dobashi, Shigeto Okada, Toshiro Hirai, Jun Ichi Yamaki, Zempachi Ogumi

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As conversion-type cathode materials, transition-metal chlorides are known to suffer from dissolution in organic solvents. However, our previous investigation revealed that in the Li/CuCl2 battery, the dissolution of CuCl2/C cathode materials could be suppressed by using LiPF6/methyl difluoroacetate (MFA; CHF2COOCH3) electrolyte. Consequently, its capacity decline was lessened by raising the charged voltage. Herein we examine the re-conversion reaction cathode of Cu/LiCl instead of the conversion reaction cathode of CuCl2/C. The charge-discharge characteristics of both electrodes are reported. The Cu/LiCl electrode with LiPF6/MFA could charge and discharge without carbon additives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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