Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 629415, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/629415
Research Article

Electrochemical Properties of La2Mg17/Ni Electrodes Prepared via TiF3-Catalysed Mechanical Milling

1School of Material, Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology, Baotou 014010, China
2Shanghai Key Laboratory of Modern Metallurgy & Materials Processing, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200072, China

Received 6 May 2015; Accepted 7 June 2015

Academic Editor: Daniel Guay

Copyright © 2015 T. Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. Lv, Z. Wang, H. Zhou, J. Deng, Q. Yao, and H. Zhang, “Effect of Co substitution for La on hydrogen storage properties and thermal stabilities of amorphous Mg60Ni30La10−xCox (x=0, 2 and 4) alloys prepared by melt spinning,” Materials Science and Technology, vol. 27, pp. 1300–1305, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  2. Z. Liu, H. Ren, Y. Li, F. Hu, Z. Zhao, and R. Gu, “Hydriding characterization of La2Mg17-Ni composite materials by mechano-synthesis,” Advanced Materials Research, vol. 652–654, pp. 98–101, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. H. Shao, G. Xin, J. Zheng, X. Li, and E. Akiba, “Nanotechnology in Mg-based materials for hydrogen storage,” Nano Energy, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 590–601, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Y. Wang and X. Wang, “Electrochemical performances of the ballmilled Pr5Mg41 alloy with Ni powders as Anode materials of Ni–MH batteries,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 155, no. 12, pp. A982–A985, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. Rousselot, M. P. Bichat, D. Guay, and L. Roú, “Structural and electrochemical hydriding characteristics of Mg-Ti-based alloys prepared by high energy ballmilling,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 156, no. 12, pp. A967–A973, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S.-S. Liu, L.-X. Sun, Y. Zhang et al., “Effect of ball milling time on the hydrogen storage properties of TiF3-doped LiAlH4,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 34, no. 19, pp. 8079–8085, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. L.-P. Ma, X.-D. Kang, H.-B. Dai et al., “Superior catalytic effect of TiF3 over TiCl3 in improving the hydrogen sorption kinetics of MgH2: catalytic role of fluorine anion,” Acta Materialia, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 2250–2258, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. P. Wang, L. Ma, Z. Fang, X. Kang, and P. Wang, “Improved hydrogen storage property of Li–Mg–B–H system by milling with titanium trifluoride,” Energy & Environmental Science, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 120–123, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. L. Wang, X. Wang, L. Chen et al., “Effects of ball-milling time and Bi2O3 addition on electrochemical performance of ball-milled La2Mg17 + 200 wt.% Ni composites,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 416, pp. 194–198, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  10. M. Zhu, Z. M. Wang, C. H. Peng, M. Q. Zeng, and Y. Gao, “The effect of grain refining on the discharge capacity of Mg2Ni/MmNi5−x(CoAlMn)x composite prepared by mechanical alloying,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 349, no. 1-2, pp. 284–289, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. Y.-H. Zhang, Z.-C. Liu, B.-W. Li, Z.-H. Ma, S.-H. Guo, and X.-L. Wang, “Structure and electrochemical performances of Mg2Ni1−xMnx (x=0–0.04) electrode alloys prepared by melt spinning,” Electrochim Acta, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 427–434, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. P. H. L. Notten and P. Hokkeling, “Double-phase hydride forming compounds: a new class of highly electrocatalytic materials,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 138, no. 7, pp. 1877–1885, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. E. McCafferty, “Validation of corrosion rates measured by the Tafel extrapolation method,” Corrosion Science, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 3202–3215, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. C. Dongliang, Z. Chenglin, M. Zhewen et al., “Improvement in high-temperature performance of Co-free high-Fe AB5-type hydrogen storage alloys,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 37, no. 17, pp. 12375–12383, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Y. H. Zhang, B. W. Li, H. P. Ren, X. Li, Y. Qi, and D.-L. Zhao, “Enhanced hydrogen storage kinetics of nanocrystalline and amorphous Mg2Ni-type alloy by melt spinning,” Materials, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 274–287, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. B. V. Ratnakumar, C. Witham, R. C. Bowman Jr., A. Hightower, and B. Fultz, “Electrochemical studies on LaNi5−xSnx metal hydride alloys,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 143, no. 8, pp. 2578–2584, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. G. Zheng, B. N. Popov, and R. E. White, “Hydrogen-atom direct-entry mechanism into metal membranes,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 142, no. 1, pp. 154–156, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus