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3D Interconnected MoO2 Nanocrystals on Nickel Foam as Binder-free Anode for Li-ion Batteries

  • Yanyuan Qi (祁琰媛)Email author
  • Bo Zhou
  • Shenbo Zheng
  • Xue Yang
  • Wei Jin
Advanced Materials
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Abstract

MoO2 nanocrystals (NCs) on Ni foam were simply synthesized via a facile hydrothermal method and a dip-coating method. It was worth noting that ultrafine interconnected MoO2 nanocrystals (about 10 nm) were uniformly anchored on Ni foam to fabricate a particular three-dimensional architecture, which may provide more active sites and shorter transmission pathways for lithium ions. As binder-free anode, MoO2 NCs on Ni foam deliver a high initial discharge capacity of 990 mAh·g-1 and retain a reversible capacity of 924 mAh· g-1 after 100 cycles at a current density of 0.1 C. More importantly, when the current density returns from 2 C to 0.1 C, the capacity recovers to 910 mAh·g-1 (about 92% of the original high capacity), suggesting excellent cycling stability and rate capability. The particular 3D electrode as binder-free anode makes it a promising anode candidate for high-performance lithium-ion batteries.

Key words

MoO2 nanocrystals 3D architecture binder-free anode lithium-ion batteries 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanyuan Qi (祁琰媛)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bo Zhou
    • 2
  • Shenbo Zheng
    • 2
  • Xue Yang
    • 2
  • Wei Jin
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Materials Research and AnalysisWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Materials Science and EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina

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