Study of electrical conductivity

of lithiated nickel–cobalt oxide materials


L. El Farh*, H. Demnati

University Mohammed First, Faculty of Science, Department of physics, B.P 717 – 60000 Oujda, Morocco

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Received: 20 October 2014; revised version accepted: 18 November 2014



     The material LiNi1-yCoyO2 (0.2<y<0.8) studied in this work has been prepared at ambient temperature by the sol-gel method from the citrate precursors. The electrical properties of this compound have been studied in the temperature range 170 K and 330 K and the activation energy, Ea, was estimated assuming the Arrhenius law.


Keywords: Lithium nickel-cobalt oxide; Sol-gel method; Electrical properties; Activation energy.


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