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Homework Help: Intercalation and Deintercalation

  1. Dec 23, 2004 #1
    Help!
    Please could some very kind person tell me what deintercalation and intercalation are, as i have no idea! I have now been searching the web for about 3hrs :surprised with little result.
    Thanking in advance
    Padford.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 23, 2004 #2
  4. Dec 23, 2004 #3
    Thanks,
    I guess then intercalation and deintercalation in relation to rechargable batteries (which is my topic) would be the insertion of mloecules, Li-Ions into the gaps in the graphite layers then removing them? Probably causing some sort of electromagnetic disturbance?
    am i right?!
     
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