Nano Research

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 996–1004 | Cite as

Porous ternary complex metal oxide nanoparticles converted from core/shell nanoparticles

  • Jaewon Lee
  • Huazhang Zhu
  • Gautam Ganapati Yadav
  • James Caruthers
  • Yue WuEmail author
Research Article


We demonstrate an easy and scalable low-temperature process to convert porous ternary complex metal oxide nanoparticles from solution-synthesized core/shell metal oxide nanoparticles by thermal annealing. The final products demonstrate superior electrochemical properties with a large capacity and high stability during fast charging/discharging cycles for potential applications as advanced lithium-ion battery (LIB) electrode materials. In addition, a new breakdown mechanism was observed on these novel electrode materials.


ternary complex metal oxide porous nanoparticle lithium-ion battery core/shell nanoparticles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaewon Lee
    • 2
  • Huazhang Zhu
    • 3
  • Gautam Ganapati Yadav
    • 2
  • James Caruthers
    • 2
  • Yue Wu
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Chemical and Environmental EngineeringShanghai Institute of TechnologyShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Chemical EngineeringPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Chemical and Biological EngineeringIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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