Synthesis and electrochemical properties of SnO2-polyaniline composite

  • Ze-qiang He (何则强)Email author
  • Li-zhi Xiong (熊利芝)
  • Wen-ping Liu (刘文萍)
  • Xian-ming Wu (吴显明)
  • Shang Chen (陈上)
  • Ke-long Huang (黄可龙)


The SnO2-polyaniline(SnO2-PAn) composite was prepared by microemulsion polymerization method using aniline, ammonium peroxodisulfate and SnO2 as starting materials. The SnO2-PAn composite was characterized by X-ray diffractometer, scanning electron microscope and electrochemical techniques. The results show that PAn in the composites is amorphous. PAn formed in the reaction is deposited preferentially on the SnO2 particles, giving a SnO2-PAn composite, in which SnO2 is coated with PAn. SnO2-PAn composite shows a reversible capacity of 657.6 mA·h/g and the capacity loss per cycle is only 0.092% after 80 cycles, suggesting that SnO2-PAn composite is a promising anode material for lithium ion batteries.

Key words

lithium ion battery synthesis electrochemical properties microemulsion polymerization method SnO2 polyaniline 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ze-qiang He (何则强)
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Li-zhi Xiong (熊利芝)
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wen-ping Liu (刘文萍)
    • 1
  • Xian-ming Wu (吴显明)
    • 1
  • Shang Chen (陈上)
    • 1
  • Ke-long Huang (黄可龙)
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringJishou UniversityJishouChina
  2. 2.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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