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Title: Nickel hexacyanoferrate, a versatile intercalation host for divalent ions from nonaqueous electrolytes

Abstract

New energy storage chemistries based on Mg ions or Ca ions can theoretically improve both the energy density and reduce the costs of batteries. To date there has been limited progress in implementing these systems due to the challenge of finding a high voltage high capacity cathode that is compatible with an electrolyte that can plate and strip the elemental metal. In order to accelerate the discovery of such a system, model systems are needed that alleviate some of the issues of incompatibility. This report demonstrates the ability of nickel hexacyanoferrate to electrochemically intercalate Mg, Ca and Zn ions from a nonaqueous electrolyte. This material has a relatively high insertion potential and low overpotential in the electrolytes used in this study. Furthermore, since it is not an oxide based cathode it should be able to resist attack by corrosive electrolytes such as the chloride containing electrolytes that are often used to plate and strip magnesium. This makes it an excellent cathode for use in developing and understanding the complex electrochemistry of multivalent ion batteries.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science - Office of Basic Energy Sciences - Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR); USDOE Office of Science - Office of Basic Energy Sciences - Scientific User Facilities Division; USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1392285
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Power Sources; Journal Volume: 325; Journal Issue: C
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Nickel Hexacyanoferrate; calcium battery; magnesium battery

Citation Formats

Lipson, Albert L., Han, Sang-Don, Kim, Soojeong, Pan, Baofei, Sa, Niya, Liao, Chen, Fister, Timothy T., Burrell, Anthony K., Vaughey, John T., and Ingram, Brian J.. Nickel hexacyanoferrate, a versatile intercalation host for divalent ions from nonaqueous electrolytes. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.06.019.
Lipson, Albert L., Han, Sang-Don, Kim, Soojeong, Pan, Baofei, Sa, Niya, Liao, Chen, Fister, Timothy T., Burrell, Anthony K., Vaughey, John T., & Ingram, Brian J.. Nickel hexacyanoferrate, a versatile intercalation host for divalent ions from nonaqueous electrolytes. United States. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.06.019.
Lipson, Albert L., Han, Sang-Don, Kim, Soojeong, Pan, Baofei, Sa, Niya, Liao, Chen, Fister, Timothy T., Burrell, Anthony K., Vaughey, John T., and Ingram, Brian J.. Thu . "Nickel hexacyanoferrate, a versatile intercalation host for divalent ions from nonaqueous electrolytes". United States. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.06.019.
@article{osti_1392285,
title = {Nickel hexacyanoferrate, a versatile intercalation host for divalent ions from nonaqueous electrolytes},
author = {Lipson, Albert L. and Han, Sang-Don and Kim, Soojeong and Pan, Baofei and Sa, Niya and Liao, Chen and Fister, Timothy T. and Burrell, Anthony K. and Vaughey, John T. and Ingram, Brian J.},
abstractNote = {New energy storage chemistries based on Mg ions or Ca ions can theoretically improve both the energy density and reduce the costs of batteries. To date there has been limited progress in implementing these systems due to the challenge of finding a high voltage high capacity cathode that is compatible with an electrolyte that can plate and strip the elemental metal. In order to accelerate the discovery of such a system, model systems are needed that alleviate some of the issues of incompatibility. This report demonstrates the ability of nickel hexacyanoferrate to electrochemically intercalate Mg, Ca and Zn ions from a nonaqueous electrolyte. This material has a relatively high insertion potential and low overpotential in the electrolytes used in this study. Furthermore, since it is not an oxide based cathode it should be able to resist attack by corrosive electrolytes such as the chloride containing electrolytes that are often used to plate and strip magnesium. This makes it an excellent cathode for use in developing and understanding the complex electrochemistry of multivalent ion batteries.},
doi = {10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.06.019},
journal = {Journal of Power Sources},
number = C,
volume = 325,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}