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Hydrogenated TiO2 branches coated Mn3O4 nanorods as an advanced anode material for lithium ion batteries

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Rational design and delicate control on the component, structure, and surface of electrodes in lithium ion batteries are highly important to their performances in practical applications. Compared with various components and structures for electrodes, the choices for their surface are quite limited. The most widespread surface for numerous electrodes, a carbon shell, has its own issues, which stimulates the desire to find another alternative surface. Here, hydrogenated TiO2 is exemplified as an appealing surface for advanced anodes by the growth of ultrathin hydrogenated TiO2 branches on Mn3O4 nanorods. High theoretical capacity of Mn3O4 is well matched with low volume variation (���4%), enhanced electrical conductivity, good cycling stability, and rate capability of hydrogenated TiO2, as demonstrated in their electrochemical performances. The proof-of-concept reveals the promising potential of hydrogenated TiO2 as a next-generation material for the surface in high-performance hybrid electrodes.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Wang, N., Yue, J., Chen, L., Qian, Y., & Yang, J. (2015). Hydrogenated TiO2 branches coated Mn3O4 nanorods as an advanced anode material for lithium ion batteries. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(19), 10348-10355. doi:10.1021/acsami.5b01208

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84930204222

Start Page


  • 10348

End Page


  • 10355

Volume


  • 7

Issue


  • 19

Place Of Publication


Abstract


  • Rational design and delicate control on the component, structure, and surface of electrodes in lithium ion batteries are highly important to their performances in practical applications. Compared with various components and structures for electrodes, the choices for their surface are quite limited. The most widespread surface for numerous electrodes, a carbon shell, has its own issues, which stimulates the desire to find another alternative surface. Here, hydrogenated TiO2 is exemplified as an appealing surface for advanced anodes by the growth of ultrathin hydrogenated TiO2 branches on Mn3O4 nanorods. High theoretical capacity of Mn3O4 is well matched with low volume variation (���4%), enhanced electrical conductivity, good cycling stability, and rate capability of hydrogenated TiO2, as demonstrated in their electrochemical performances. The proof-of-concept reveals the promising potential of hydrogenated TiO2 as a next-generation material for the surface in high-performance hybrid electrodes.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Wang, N., Yue, J., Chen, L., Qian, Y., & Yang, J. (2015). Hydrogenated TiO2 branches coated Mn3O4 nanorods as an advanced anode material for lithium ion batteries. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7(19), 10348-10355. doi:10.1021/acsami.5b01208

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84930204222

Start Page


  • 10348

End Page


  • 10355

Volume


  • 7

Issue


  • 19

Place Of Publication