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Title: Electrostatic Self-Assembly Enabling Integrated Bulk and Interfacial Sodium Storage in 3D Titania-Graphene Hybrid

Abstract

Room temperature sodium-ion batteries have attracted increased attention for energy storage due to the natural abundance of sodium. However, it remains a huge challenge to develop versatile electrode materials with favorable properties, which requires smart structure design and good mechanistic understanding. Herein, we reported a general and scalable approach to synthesize 3D titania-graphene hybrid via electrostatic-interaction-induced self-assembly. Synchrotron X-ray probe, transmission electron microscopy and computational modeling revealed that the strong interaction between Titania and graphene through comparably strong van-der-Waals forces not only facilitates bulk Na+ intercalation but also enhances the interfacial sodium storage. As a result, the titania-graphene hybrid exhibits exceptional long-term cycle stability up to 5000 cycles, and ultrahigh rate capability up to 20 C for sodium storage. Furthermore, density function theory calculation indicated that the interfacial Li+, K+, Mg2+ and Al3+ storage can be enhanced as well. The proposed general strategy opens up new avenues to create versatile materials for advanced battery systems.

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  1. Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States
  2. Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CENIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg 47048, Germany
  3. Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials, State Key Laboratory Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces, Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
  4. Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States; Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States
  5. Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States
  6. X-ray Science Division, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States
  7. Nanoscience and Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439, United States
  8. Microvast Power Solutions, 12603 Southwest Freeway, Stafford, Texas 77477, United States
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
OSTI Identifier:
1421965
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nano Letters; Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Anode; Density function theory; Interfacial; Sodium-ion batteries; Titania-graphene

Citation Formats

Xu, Gui-Liang, Xiao, Lisong, Sheng, Tian, Liu, Jianzhao, Hu, Yi-Xin, Ma, Tianyuan, Amine, Rachid, Xie, Yingying, Zhang, Xiaoyi, Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Sun, Cheng-Jun, Heald, Steve M., Kovacevic, Jasmina, Sehlleier, Yee Hwa, Schulz, Christof, Mattis, Wenjuan Liu, Sun, Shi-Gang, Wiggers, Hartmut, Chen, Zonghai, and Amine, Khalil. Electrostatic Self-Assembly Enabling Integrated Bulk and Interfacial Sodium Storage in 3D Titania-Graphene Hybrid. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04193.
Xu, Gui-Liang, Xiao, Lisong, Sheng, Tian, Liu, Jianzhao, Hu, Yi-Xin, Ma, Tianyuan, Amine, Rachid, Xie, Yingying, Zhang, Xiaoyi, Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Sun, Cheng-Jun, Heald, Steve M., Kovacevic, Jasmina, Sehlleier, Yee Hwa, Schulz, Christof, Mattis, Wenjuan Liu, Sun, Shi-Gang, Wiggers, Hartmut, Chen, Zonghai, & Amine, Khalil. Electrostatic Self-Assembly Enabling Integrated Bulk and Interfacial Sodium Storage in 3D Titania-Graphene Hybrid. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04193.
Xu, Gui-Liang, Xiao, Lisong, Sheng, Tian, Liu, Jianzhao, Hu, Yi-Xin, Ma, Tianyuan, Amine, Rachid, Xie, Yingying, Zhang, Xiaoyi, Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Sun, Cheng-Jun, Heald, Steve M., Kovacevic, Jasmina, Sehlleier, Yee Hwa, Schulz, Christof, Mattis, Wenjuan Liu, Sun, Shi-Gang, Wiggers, Hartmut, Chen, Zonghai, and Amine, Khalil. Fri . "Electrostatic Self-Assembly Enabling Integrated Bulk and Interfacial Sodium Storage in 3D Titania-Graphene Hybrid". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04193.
@article{osti_1421965,
title = {Electrostatic Self-Assembly Enabling Integrated Bulk and Interfacial Sodium Storage in 3D Titania-Graphene Hybrid},
author = {Xu, Gui-Liang and Xiao, Lisong and Sheng, Tian and Liu, Jianzhao and Hu, Yi-Xin and Ma, Tianyuan and Amine, Rachid and Xie, Yingying and Zhang, Xiaoyi and Liu, Yuzi and Ren, Yang and Sun, Cheng-Jun and Heald, Steve M. and Kovacevic, Jasmina and Sehlleier, Yee Hwa and Schulz, Christof and Mattis, Wenjuan Liu and Sun, Shi-Gang and Wiggers, Hartmut and Chen, Zonghai and Amine, Khalil},
abstractNote = {Room temperature sodium-ion batteries have attracted increased attention for energy storage due to the natural abundance of sodium. However, it remains a huge challenge to develop versatile electrode materials with favorable properties, which requires smart structure design and good mechanistic understanding. Herein, we reported a general and scalable approach to synthesize 3D titania-graphene hybrid via electrostatic-interaction-induced self-assembly. Synchrotron X-ray probe, transmission electron microscopy and computational modeling revealed that the strong interaction between Titania and graphene through comparably strong van-der-Waals forces not only facilitates bulk Na+ intercalation but also enhances the interfacial sodium storage. As a result, the titania-graphene hybrid exhibits exceptional long-term cycle stability up to 5000 cycles, and ultrahigh rate capability up to 20 C for sodium storage. Furthermore, density function theory calculation indicated that the interfacial Li+, K+, Mg2+ and Al3+ storage can be enhanced as well. The proposed general strategy opens up new avenues to create versatile materials for advanced battery systems.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04193},
journal = {Nano Letters},
number = 1,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Fri Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}