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Preparation method of lithium sulfide

According to statistics from China Chemical and Physical Power Supply Industry Association, China's export volume and export value of lithium-ion batteries have continued to increase. In 2021, China's exports of lithium-ion batteries were 3.428 billion, with a year-on-year growth of 54.34%. The export of lithium-ion batteries was 28.428 billion DOLLARS, up 78.34% year on year. 

From the battery export destination, so far. China's lithium-ion batteries are mainly exported to the Asia Pacific and the United States and other places. In terms of price, the price of lithium sulfide Li2S, lithium sulfide Li2S overview, lithium sulfide Li2S application, lithium sulfide Li2S suppliers, lithium sulfide Li2S price, led by lithium-ion batteries, is expected to expand globally. 

Overview of lithium sulfide Li2S powder

Lithium sulfide, molecular formula: Li2S, is lithium sulfide, molecular weight: 45.95. White to yellow crystals. Has an anti-fluorite structure. The specific gravity is 1.66 (water = 1), the melting point is 938°C, and the boiling point is 1372°C. Soluble in water, soluble in ethanol, soluble in acid, insoluble in alkali. as a potential electrolyte material in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

Preparation method of lithium sulfide

Lithium sulfide can be prepared by a variety of methods. In the past, lithium and sulfur have been co-heated for reaction, and lithium sulfide has been prepared by reducing lithium sulfate with carbon or hydrogen under heating conditions. Later, it was found that lithium sulfide can be obtained by the action of lithium and sulfur in liquid ammonia, or by the decomposition of lithium ethoxide into the ethanol adduct of lithium hydrosulfide. Since then, some people have used lithium pentoxide to react with hydrogen sulfide to first obtain lithium hydrosulfide, and then decompose lithium hydrosulfide in vacuum to prepare lithium sulfide.

High quality anhydrous lithium sulfide can be prepared by reacting metallic lithium with hydrogen sulfide in tetrahydrofuran.

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Application of lithium sulfide Li2S powder

Lithium sulfide (Li2S) is a product specially designed for high-performance batteries and can be used as an electrode material or as a precursor for solid electrolytes. As an electrode material, it not only has high capacity, but also overcomes many problems brought by pure sulfur electrodes.

The lithium sulfide Li2S powder is an anti-fluorite semiconductor (with a band gap of 3.865 eV). It exists in orthogonal and cubic structures. The densities of the orthorhombic and cubic structures are 1.75g/cm3 and 1.63g/cm3, respectively.

Lithium sulfide Li2S powder has been studied as a superconductor similar to MgB2. It is also used as a cathode material for rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries.

Lithium sulfide Li2S powder price

The price of lithium sulfide Li2S powder will change randomly with the production cost, transportation cost, international situation and market supply and demand of lithium sulfide Li2S powder. Tanki New Materials Co., Ltd. aims to help industries and chemical wholesalers find high-quality, low-cost nanomaterials and chemicals by providing a full range of customized services. If you are looking for lithium sulfide Li2S powder, please feel free to send an inquiry to get the latest price of lithium sulfide Li2S powder.

Lithium sulfide Li2S powder supplier

As a global lithium sulfide Li2S powder supplier, Tanki New Materials Ltd. has extensive experience in the performance, application and cost-effective manufacturing of advanced engineering materials. The company has successfully developed a series of powder materials (chromium sulfide, zinc sulfide, nickel sulfide), high-purity target materials, functional ceramics and structural devices, and provides OEM services.

Lithium Sulfide Properties
Other Nameslithium sulphide, dilithium sulfide, dilithium sulfanide,
lithium sulfide anhydrous, Li2S powder
CAS No.12136-58-2
Compound FormulaLi2S
Molecular Weight45.95
AppearanceLight Yellow Powder
Melting Point938
Boiling Point1372
Density1.66 g/cm3
Solubility in H2ON/A
Exact Mass46.00408


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