Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Fast Li Ion Conduction in (Li,La)TiO3

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In order to reproduce the observed ionic conductivities and activation energies computationally, the potential parameters (PMs) were optimized for classical molecular dynamic simulations on Li ion conduction in the A-site deficient perovskite solid solution La056Li0.33TiO3 with disordered A-site ion arrangement. By the use of the optimized PMs, the conductivities and the activation energies were improved considerably from 4.1×10-3 Scm-1 to 4.4×10-2 Scm-1 at 800 K and 0.02 eV to 0.2 eV, respectively. The pair correlation functions calculated with the optimized PMs reveal that the Li-ions are located somewhat broadly mainly in the vicinity of the midpoint between the center of the A-site and the center of the bottleneck formed by four O2-, and that the simulated Li location is significantly related to the conductivity.

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Kazumi Kato, Tadashi Takenaka, Masasuke Takata and Kazuo Shinozaki

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61-64

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.388.61

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M. Hirakuri et al., "Classical Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Fast Li Ion Conduction in (Li,La)TiO3", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 388, pp. 61-64, 2009

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September 2008

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