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Title: Structured Titanium Nitride Nanotube Arrays/Sulfur Composite as Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery


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Research Org.:
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
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Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 165; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
The Electrochemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Electrochemistry; Materials Science

Citation Formats

Zeng, Wenduo, Wang, Zhao, Cheng, Mark Ming-Cheng, and Ng, K. Y. Simon. Structured Titanium Nitride Nanotube Arrays/Sulfur Composite as Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1149/2.0851805jes.
Zeng, Wenduo, Wang, Zhao, Cheng, Mark Ming-Cheng, & Ng, K. Y. Simon. Structured Titanium Nitride Nanotube Arrays/Sulfur Composite as Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery. United States. doi:10.1149/2.0851805jes.
Zeng, Wenduo, Wang, Zhao, Cheng, Mark Ming-Cheng, and Ng, K. Y. Simon. Mon . "Structured Titanium Nitride Nanotube Arrays/Sulfur Composite as Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery". United States. doi:10.1149/2.0851805jes.
title = {Structured Titanium Nitride Nanotube Arrays/Sulfur Composite as Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery},
author = {Zeng, Wenduo and Wang, Zhao and Cheng, Mark Ming-Cheng and Ng, K. Y. Simon},
abstractNote = {Not provided.},
doi = {10.1149/2.0851805jes},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
issn = {0013-4651},
number = 5,
volume = 165,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}

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