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Phosphorus and phosphide nanomaterials for sodium-ion batteries

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Sodium-ion batteries have received remarkable attention as next-generation high-performance electrochemical energy storage devices because of their cost effectiveness and the broad geographical distribution of sodium. As a critical component of sodium-ion batteries, anode materials, especially nanostructured anodes, have a significant effect on the electrochemical performance of sodium-ion batteries. Recent research indicates that phosphorus and metal phosphides show great promise as anode candidates for sodium-ion batteries because of their low cost and relatively high theoretical gravimetric and volumetric specific capacities. In this review, we systematically summarize recent research progress on state-of-the-art nanostructured phosphorus and phosphides, including the synthetic strategies, Na-storage mechanisms, and the relationship between the nanostructure and electrochemical performance. Moreover, we present an overview of future challenges and opportunities based on current developments. [Figure not available: see fulltext.]

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Xia, Q., Li, W., Miao, Z., Chou, S. & Liu, H. (2017). Phosphorus and phosphide nanomaterials for sodium-ion batteries. Nano Research, Online first 1-27.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85028323842

Number Of Pages


  • 26

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • Online first

Place Of Publication


  • China

Abstract


  • Sodium-ion batteries have received remarkable attention as next-generation high-performance electrochemical energy storage devices because of their cost effectiveness and the broad geographical distribution of sodium. As a critical component of sodium-ion batteries, anode materials, especially nanostructured anodes, have a significant effect on the electrochemical performance of sodium-ion batteries. Recent research indicates that phosphorus and metal phosphides show great promise as anode candidates for sodium-ion batteries because of their low cost and relatively high theoretical gravimetric and volumetric specific capacities. In this review, we systematically summarize recent research progress on state-of-the-art nanostructured phosphorus and phosphides, including the synthetic strategies, Na-storage mechanisms, and the relationship between the nanostructure and electrochemical performance. Moreover, we present an overview of future challenges and opportunities based on current developments. [Figure not available: see fulltext.]

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Xia, Q., Li, W., Miao, Z., Chou, S. & Liu, H. (2017). Phosphorus and phosphide nanomaterials for sodium-ion batteries. Nano Research, Online first 1-27.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85028323842

Number Of Pages


  • 26

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • Online first

Place Of Publication


  • China