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Title: Combustion synthesis of LiMn₂O₄by thermal decomposition of oxalate precursors
Authors: Lagashetty, Arunkumar
Havanoor, Vijayanand
Basavaraja, S
Venkataraman, A
Keywords: Combustion
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Self-propagating low temperature combustion method for the synthesis of LiMn₂O₄ is reported. Synthesis of LiMn₂O₄ was carried out by thermal decomposition of lithium oxalate and manganese oxalate precursors employing poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) as a fuel. The prepared LiMn₂O₄ was then characterized for structure by employing X-ray diffraction (XRD), morphology by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), particle size and shape by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and bonding by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectral studies. The powders resulting from this method are pure, spinel-structure LiMn₂O₄ particles of regular shapes.
Description: 41-44
ISSN: 0971–457X
Appears in Collections:IJCT Vol.15(1) [January 2008]

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