Table 1

Effects of complexing agents on Fe2+ and the characteristics of LiFePO4/C synthesized by sol-gel method

Complexing agent

Stability constant

(logβ)

Discharge specific capacity (mAh g-1)

Tap density

(g cm-3)

Carbon content

(wt.%)


Acetic acid

8.3

161.08

1.37

2.3

Ethanediol

9.67

133.53

1.16

4.8

Oxalic acid

5.22

143.04

1.23

3.2

Ethylenediamine

9.70

126.73

1.12

5.1


Stability constant of Fe2+ with various complexing agents and the discharge specific capacity, tap density, and carbon content of LiFePO4/C synthesized by sol-gel method.

Yang et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:40   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-40

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