A low-temperature synthetic route to ternary iron-manganese metal fluorides nanoparticles

Cary M. Hayner, Yue Yang Yu, Mayfair C. Kung, Harold H. Kung

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

Ternary metal fluoride FexMn1−xF2 (x = 0.00, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, and 1.00), which is a potential cathode material for next-generation Li-ion batteries, were synthesized via a convenient, low-temperature, bottom-up solution-phase method. The lattice dimensions deduced from X-ray diffraction suggested formation of homogeneous solid solutions. With increasing Fe content, the morphology of the solid changed from cubic particles to dendritic, with an average particle size of 20–40 nm. The results suggested that this synthetic method constitutes a translatable route to large-scale production of ternary metal fluoride nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-71
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Solid State Chemistry
Volume256
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017

Keywords

  • Metal fluoride
  • Synthesis
  • Ternary fluoride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A low-temperature synthetic route to ternary iron-manganese metal fluorides nanoparticles'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this