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Title: A new electrode-active material for polymer batteries: Polyvinylferrocene

Abstract

The electrochemical characteristics of polyvinylferrocene (PVF) was investigated for use as an electrode-active material rechargeable batteries. Charge-discharge curves of the PVF electrodes showed excellent potential flatness and very high coulombic efficiencies in both nonaqueous and aqueous solutions. The dispersion of graphite powder in PVF was very useful for increasing the discharge rate and PVF utilization. The self-discharge rates were found to be as low as 1% in the first day. It is concluded that PVF is a promising material as an electrode-active material in rechargeable batteries.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka Univ., Suita, Osaka 565
OSTI Identifier:
6369682
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Electrochem. Soc.; (United States); Journal Volume: 134:4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; ELECTRODES; MATERIALS TESTING; FERROCENE; CHEMICAL PROPERTIES; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; POLYVINYLS; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; BATTERY CHARGING; COULOMB FIELD; DIAGRAMS; ELECTRIC CHARGES; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; ELECTROCHEMISTRY; GRAPHITE; NONAQUEOUS SOLVENTS; POWDERS; CARBON; CHEMISTRY; COMPLEXES; DIENES; DISPERSIONS; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; ELEMENTAL MINERALS; ELEMENTS; HYDROCARBONS; IRON COMPLEXES; MINERALS; MIXTURES; NONMETALS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC POLYMERS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; POLYENES; POLYMERS; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENTS; TESTING; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPLEXES; 250903* - Energy Storage- Batteries- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries

Citation Formats

Iwakura, C., Kawai, T., Nojima, M., and Yoneyama, H. A new electrode-active material for polymer batteries: Polyvinylferrocene. United States: N. p., 1987. Web. doi:10.1149/1.2100574.
Iwakura, C., Kawai, T., Nojima, M., & Yoneyama, H. A new electrode-active material for polymer batteries: Polyvinylferrocene. United States. doi:10.1149/1.2100574.
Iwakura, C., Kawai, T., Nojima, M., and Yoneyama, H. 1987. "A new electrode-active material for polymer batteries: Polyvinylferrocene". United States. doi:10.1149/1.2100574.
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author = {Iwakura, C. and Kawai, T. and Nojima, M. and Yoneyama, H.},
abstractNote = {The electrochemical characteristics of polyvinylferrocene (PVF) was investigated for use as an electrode-active material rechargeable batteries. Charge-discharge curves of the PVF electrodes showed excellent potential flatness and very high coulombic efficiencies in both nonaqueous and aqueous solutions. The dispersion of graphite powder in PVF was very useful for increasing the discharge rate and PVF utilization. The self-discharge rates were found to be as low as 1% in the first day. It is concluded that PVF is a promising material as an electrode-active material in rechargeable batteries.},
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journal = {J. Electrochem. Soc.; (United States)},
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volume = 134:4,
place = {United States},
year = 1987,
month = 4
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