Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2006
The electrochemical behaviour of Li rechargeable cells with Polypyrrole (PPy) as the cathode material was investigated using cyclic voltammetry. The PPy used was doped with the large surfactant anion dodecyl benzenesulphonate (DBS-). The cells were constructed with PAN:LiTF:EC:PC gel electrolyte with Li as anode. The results indicate that during the first reduction, cations are inserted into the PPy film forming LiDBS neutral salt. During the next oxidation/reduction cycles, the mechanism then switches to anion movement. Cyclic voltammetry studies also verified that complete electrochemical reversibility could be obtained at very low sweep rates.
|Title of host publication||Solid State Ionics: Advanced Materials for Emerging Technologies|
|Editors||B.V.R. Chowdari, M.A. Careem, M.A.K.L. Dissanayake, R.M.G. Rajapakse, V.A. Seneviratne|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Publisher||World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd|
|State||Published - 2006|
|Event||10th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics - Kandy, Sri Lanka|
|Conference||10th Asian Conference on Solid State Ionics|
|Period||12/06/2006 → 16/06/2006|
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