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Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 250–254 | Cite as

An investigation on electrochemical behavior of nanosize zinc sulfide electrode in lithium-ion cells

  • Jiazhao Wang
  • Guoxiu Wang
  • Li Yang
  • See How Ng
  • Huakun Liu
Original Paper

Abstract

Nanosize zinc sulfides were synthesized through the chemical reaction method. The as-prepared zinc sulfide nanopowders were characterized by X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy and electrochemical testing. The results revealed that zinc sulfide electrodes exhibited a reversible lithium storage capacity of about 400 mAh/g with stable cyclability. Zinc sulfide nanopowders show promise as anode materials for lithium-ion batteries.

Keywords

Lithium-ion battery Anode Zinc sulfide Nanoparticles 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful for funding from the Australian Research Council under an ARC-linkage project (LP0453698). The authors also thank Dr. T. Silver for critical reading of the manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiazhao Wang
    • 1
  • Guoxiu Wang
    • 1
  • Li Yang
    • 1
  • See How Ng
    • 1
  • Huakun Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Superconducting and Electronic MaterialsUniversity of WollongongAustralia

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