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An interwoven network of MnO2 nanowires and carbon nanotubes as the anode for bendable lithium-ion batteries
A porous interwoven network is synthesized, consisting of ultralong MnO2 nanowires and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). Serving as the anode for a lithium-ion battery, this nanocomposite demonstrates excellent ...
Cobalt sulfide nanosheet/graphene/carbon nanotube nanocomposites as flexible electrodes for hydrogen evolution
Flexible three-dimensional (3D) nanoarchitectures have received tremendous interest recently because of their potential applications in wearable electronics, roll-up displays, and other devices. The design and fabrication ...
A novel hollowed CoO-in-CoSnO 3 nanostructure with enhanced lithium storage capabilities
The search for well-defined porous/hollowed metal oxide nanocomposites for high performance energy storage is promising. Herein, atomic layer deposition (ALD) has been utilized for the construction of a novel hollowed ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vanadium pentoxide-based cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries : morphology control, carbon hybridization, and cation doping
Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) is a promising cathode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) because of its high specific capacity, low cost, and abundant source. However, the practical application of V2O5 ...
Nanostructured metal sulfides for energy storage
Advanced electrodes with a high energy density at high power are urgently needed for high-performance energy storage devices, including lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) and supercapacitors (SCs), to fulfil the requirements of ...
Recycling bacteria for the synthesis of LiMPO4 (M = Fe, Mn) nanostructures for high-power lithium batteries
In this work, a novel waste-to-resource strategy to convert waste bacteria into a useful class of cathode materials, lithium metal phosphate (LiMPO4; M = Fe, Mn), is presented. Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria used for ...
Graphene and graphene-based materials for energy storage applications
With the increased demand in energy resources, great efforts have been devoted to developing advanced energy storage and conversion systems. Graphene and graphene-based materials have attracted great attention owing to ...
Fabrication of flexible thermoelectric thin film devices by inkjet printing
Ink-jet printing of thermoelectric nanomaterials is successfully used to fabricate flexible thin film TE devices for power generation and cooling.