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Enhanced electrochemical performance of Na3V2(PO4)2F3 for Na-ion batteries with nanostructure and carbon coating

  • Biao Guo
  • Wenyu Diao
  • Tingting Yuan
  • Yuan Liu
  • Qi Yuan
  • Guannan Li
  • Jingang Yang
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Abstract

Carbon-coating Na3V2(PO4)2F3 nanoparticles (NVPF@C NP) were prepared by a hydrothermal assisted sol–gel method and applied as cathode materials for Na-ion batteries. The as-prepared nanocomposites were composed of Na3V2(PO4)2F3 nanoparticles with a typical size of ~ 100 nm and an amorphous carbon layer with the thickness of ~ 5 nm. Cyclic voltammetry, rate and cycling, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy tests were used to discuss the effect of carbon coating and nanostructure. Results display that the as-prepared NVPF@C NP demonstrates a higher rate capability and better long cycling performance compared with bare Na3V2(PO4)2F3 bulk (72 mA h g−1 at 10 C vs 39 mA h g−1 at 10 and 1 C capacity retention of 95% vs 88% after 50 cycles). The remarking electrode performance was attributed to the combination of nanostructure and carbon coating, which can provide short Na-ion diffusion distance and rapid electron migration.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21503170) and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (XDJK2017D022, XDJK2018C006).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biao Guo
    • 1
  • Wenyu Diao
    • 1
  • Tingting Yuan
    • 1
  • Yuan Liu
    • 1
  • Qi Yuan
    • 1
  • Guannan Li
    • 1
  • Jingang Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Materials and EnergySouthwest UniversityChongqingChina

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