Strontium stannate as an alternative anode for alkali-ion batteries


  • Juan Carlos Donatién-Caballeros Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Rafael Francisco Mut-Benítez Departamento de Física Aplicada, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Yohandys A. Zulueta Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Minh Tho-Nguyen Institute for Computational Science and Technology (ICST), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


SrSnO3; Li-ion battery; alkali-ion battery; atomistic simulations; Li-ion migration.


In this work, the structural, electronic and transport properties of SrSnO3 are explored
using density functional theory and forcefield-based simulations. The results of
structural and electronic properties are in line with the experiments. Results on alkali
ion transport properties reveal lower diffusion activation energies of 0,25; 0,28 and
0,44 eV and diffusion coefficient at ambient temperature of 9,6 × 10-11; 2,9 × 10-11 and
4,8 × 10-13 cm2s-1 for Li-, Na- and K-doped samples, respectively. These predicted
properties provides new evidence to consider SrSnO3 for use as an alternative anode,
in particular for both Na- and K-ion batteries.


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How to Cite

Donatién-Caballeros, J. C. ., Mut-Benítez, R. F. ., Zulueta, Y. A. ., & Tho-Nguyen, M. . (2023). Strontium stannate as an alternative anode for alkali-ion batteries. Revista Cubana De Química, 35(1), 3–13. Retrieved from




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