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Growth of Si nanowires in porous carbon with enhanced cycling stability for Li-ion storage
Si nanowires are successfully grown in porous carbon by supercritical fluid-liquid-solid (SFLS) process, which show high specific capacities and charge–discharge cycling stability as anode materials for Li-ion storage. ...
Controlled synthesis of BiOCl hierarchical self-assemblies with highly efficient photocatalytic properties
I believe in BiOCles: Microsphere-, microflower-, and microdisk-like BiOCl hierarchical self-assemblies were fabricated and showed superior photocatalytic properties.
Nanostructured conjugated ladder polymers for stable and fast lithium storage anodes with high-capacity
N anoparticles of n-type conjugated ladder polymer poly(benzobisimidazobenzophenanthroline) (BBL) and its analogue (SBBL) are prepared through a reprecipitation method. The ladder polymers are tested as anode materials ...
Vanadium pentoxide cathode materials for high-performance lithium-ion batteries enabled by a hierarchical nanoflower structure via an electrochemical process
Hierarchical vanadium oxide nanoflowers (V10O24·nH2O) were synthesized via a simple, high throughput method employing a fast electrochemical reaction of vanadium foil in NaCl aqueous solution, followed by an aging treatment ...
One-pot synthesis of tunable crystalline Ni3S4@amorphous MoS2 core/shell nanospheres for high-performance supercapacitors
Transition metal sulfides gain much attention as electrode materials for supercapacitors due to their rich redox chemistry and high electrical conductivity. Designing hierarchical nanostructures is an efficient approach ...
Integrated charge transfer in colloidal Cu-MnO heterostructures for high-performance lithium-ion batteries
Nanodimensional monodispersed Cu–MnO heterostructures were synthesized via a facile solution-based method. Cu–MnO heterostructures with narrow size distribution were successfully achieved in the presence of organic surfactants ...
Superior lithium storage properties of β-FeOOH
Several crystal forms of FeOOH are recently reported to be highly promising for lithium storage due to their high capacity, low cost, and environmental friendliness. In particular, β-FeOOH has shown a capacity of ≈1000 mAh ...
Fe-based metallopolymer nanowall-based composites for Li-O2 battery cathode
Metallopolymer nanowalls were prepared through a simple wet-chemical process using reduced graphene oxides as heterogeneous nucleation aids, which also help to form conductive electron paths. The nanowalls grow vertically ...
Cobalt oxide nanowall arrays on reduced graphene oxide sheets with controlled phase, grain size, and porosity for Li-ion battery electrodes
A facile chemical approach has been developed to produce nanohybrids with ultrathin Co oxides nanowall arrays on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) sheets. The Co oxides exhibited porous structure. The porosity of the Co oxide/rGO ...
Li3V2(PO4)3 cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries : a review
The principal challenges facing the development of lithium ion batteries (LIBs) for hybrid electric/plug-in-hybrid (HEV/PHEV) vehicles and for off-peak energy storage are cost, safety, cell energy density (voltage × ...