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Thermal Cycling Of LTO||LCO Batteries Subjected to Electric Vehicle Schedule and Its Second Life Evaluation

Abstract Lithium titanium oxide (LTO), is a crystalline (spinel) anode material that has recently been considered as an alternative to carbon anodes in conventional lithium-ion batteries (LIB), mainly due to the inherent safety and durability of this material. In this paper commercial LTO anode 18650 cells with lithium cobalt oxide (LCO) cathodes have been cycled to simulate EV operating condition (temperature and drive profiles) in Arizona. The capacity fade of battery packs (pack #1 and pack#2), each consisting 6 such cells in parallel was studied. While capacity fades faster at the higher temperature (40°C), fading is significantly reduced at the lower temperature limit (0°C). Non-invasive techniques such as Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Wadikar, Harshwardhan (Author) / Crozier, Peter (Advisor) / Wang, Qing H (Committee member) / Nian, Qiong (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Energy / Electric Vehicles / Fast charging / Lithium Cobalt Oxide / Lithium Titanium Oxide Anode
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 57 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Materials Science and Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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