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Gryzlov D. Y., Kulova T. L., Skundin A. M. Study of the reversible electrochemical insertion of lithium into boron. Electrochemical Energetics, 2022, vol. 22, iss. 2, pp. 100-106. DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2022-22-2-100-106, EDN: SLIBHX

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Study of the reversible electrochemical insertion of lithium into boron

Gryzlov Dmitrii Yur'evich, Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of A. N. Frumkina of RAS
Kulova Tat'yana L'vovna, Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of A. N. Frumkina of RAS
Skundin Aleksandr Mordukhaevich, Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of A. N. Frumkina of RAS

The reversible insertion of lithium into electrodes based on amorphous boron has been studied. The reversible capacity upon the lithium insertion has been found to be about 750 mA⋅h/g. The most efficient in terms of specific capacity are the electrodes containing graphene as a conductive additive.

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