Reinvestigation of the synthesis of LiFeVO4

Hamdi Yahia, Masahiro Shikano, Kuniaki Tatsumi

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Abstract

The synthesis of LiFeVO4 composition has been performed in air starting from Li2CO3, Fe2O3, and V2O5 and using the standard solid-state reaction route reported by Refs. [13-15]. Identical X-ray diffraction pattern has been obtained, however our careful analysis with MDI Jade 5.0 software does not agree with previously reported pure LiFeVO4 samples. The powder pattern has been perfectly indexed using the single crystal data of LiVO3 (C2/c, a = 10.16718 , b = 8.415725 , c = 5.884155 and β = 110.489°) and α-Fe2O3 (R-3c, a = 5.035 , c = 13.75 ).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-18
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Chemistry and Physics
Volume128
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Powder diffraction
  • Vanadate ABXO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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