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Behavior of γ-MnO2 Containing TiB2 as a Cathode in Aqueous Lithium Hydroxide Electrolyte Battery

Periodical Key Engineering Materials (Volume 350)
Main Theme Electroceramics in Japan X
Edited by K. Katayama, K. Kato, T. Takenaka, M. Takata and K. Shinozaki
Pages 159-162
DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.350.159
Citation Manickam Minakshi et al., 2007, Key Engineering Materials, 350, 159
Online since October, 2007
Authors Manickam Minakshi, Pritam Singh, Melody Carter
Keywords Additive, Aqueous Solution, Electrochemical Behaviour, Lithium Insertion, Manganese Dioxide, TiB2
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The redox behavior and surface characterization of manganese dioxide (MnO2) containing titanium boride (TiB2) as a cathode and Zn as an anode have been investigated in aqueous saturated lithium hydroxide (LiOH) electrolyte battery. The electrode reaction of MnO2 with TiB2 in this aqueous electrolyte is shown to be lithium insertion rather than the usual protonation. The influence of TiB2 additive (1, 3 and 5 wt. %) on the performance of MnO2 as a cathode and its cycling ability have been determined.

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