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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 ...
Mechanical force-driven growth of elongated bending TiO 2 -based nanotubular materials for ultrafast rechargeable lithium ion batteries
A stirring hydrothermal process that enables the formation of elongated bending TiO2–based nanotubes is presented. By making use of its bending nature, the elongated TiO2(B) nanotubular cross-linked network anode electrode ...
Unravelling the correlation between the aspect ratio of nanotubular structures and their electrochemical performance to achieve high-rate and long-life lithium-ion batteries
The fundamental understanding of the relationship between the nanostructure of an electrode and its electrochemical performance is crucial for achieving high-performance lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). In this work, the ...
Three-dimensional CdS-titanate composite nanomaterials for enhanced visible-light-driven hydrogen evolution
3D Hierarchical echinus-like titanate spheres (HETSs), serving as the supporting material for CdS nanoparticles, are synthesized via a fast one-step hydrothermal method. The obtained 3D CdS–HETS composite materials show ...
Understanding the role of nanostructures for efficient hydrogen generation on immobilized photocatalysts
For the purpose of efficiently utilizing the renewable solar energy, it is of vital importance to understand the key factors that contribute to the performance merits for photocatalysis applications. In this work, we find ...
Efficient Ag@AgCl cubic cage photocatalysts profit from ultrafast plasmon-induced electron transfer processes
Photon-coupling and electron dynamics are the key processes leading to the photocatalytic activity of plasmonic metal-semiconductor nanohybrids. To better utilize and explore these effects, a facile large-scale synthesis ...