Effects of Lithium Bis(Oxalate) Borate as an Electrolyte Additive on High-Temperature Performance of Li(Ni1/3Co1/3Mn1/3)O2/Graphite Cells

LiBOB 전해액 첨가제 도입에 따른 Li(Ni1/3Co1/3Mn1/3)O2/graphite 전지의 고온특성

  • Jeong, Jiseon (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng., Hanbat National University) ;
  • Lee, Hyewon (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng., Hanbat National University) ;
  • Lee, Hoogil (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng., Hanbat National University) ;
  • Ryou, Myung-Hyun (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng., Hanbat National University) ;
  • Lee, Yong Min (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Eng., Hanbat National University)
  • 정지선 (한밭대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 이혜원 (한밭대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 이후길 (한밭대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 유명현 (한밭대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 이용민 (한밭대학교 화학생명공학과)
  • Received : 2015.02.09
  • Accepted : 2015.04.08
  • Published : 2015.05.31


The effects of electrolyte additives, lithium bis(oxalate)borate (LiBOB), fluoroethylene carbonate (FEC), vinylene carbonate (VC), 2-(triphenylphosphoranylidene) succinic anhydride (TPSA), on high-temperature storage properties of $Li(Ni_{1/3}Co_{1/3}Mn_{1/3})O_2$/graphite are investigated with coin-type full cells. The 1 wt.% LiBOB-containing electrolyte showed the highest capacity retention after high temperature ($60^{\circ}C$) storage for 20 days, 86.7%, which is about 5% higher than the reference electrolyte, 1.15M lithium hexafluorophosphate ($LiPF_6$) in ethylene carbonate/ethyl methyl carbonate (EC/EMC, 3/7 by volume). This enhancement is closely related to the formation of semi-carbonate compounds originated from $BOB^-$ anions, thereby resulting in lower SEI thickness and interfacial resistance after storage. In addition, the 1 wt.% LiBOB-containing electrolyte also exhibited better cycle performance at 25 and $60^{\circ}C$ than the reference electrolyte, which indicates that LiBOB is an effective additive for high-temperature performance of $Li(Ni_{1/3}Co_{1/3}Mn_{1/3})O_2$/graphite chemistry.


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