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Title: Nonhierarchical Heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 Porous Hollow Spheres for Enhanced Lithium Storage

Abstract

High capacity transition-metal oxides play significant roles as battery anodes benefiting from their tunable redox chemistry, low cost, and environmental friendliness. However, the application of these conversion-type electrodes is hampered by inherent large volume variation and poor kinetics. Here, a binary metal oxide prototype, denoted as nonhierarchical heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 porous hollow spheres, is proposed through a one-pot selfassembly method. Beyond conventional heteromaterial, Fe2O3/Mn2O3 based on the interface of (104)Fe2O3 and (222)Mn2O3 exhibits the nonhierarchical configuration, where nanosized building blocks are integrated into microsized spheres, leading to the enhanced structural stability and boosted reaction kinetics. With this design, the Fe2O3/Mn2O3 anode shows a high reversible capacity of 1075 mA h g-1 at 0.5 A g-1, an outstanding rate capability of 638 mA h g-1 at 8 A g-1, and an excellent cyclability with a capacity retention of 89.3% after 600 cycles.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [4];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. University of New South Wales
  2. Wuhan University of Technology
  3. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
  4. BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1591882
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-135599
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Small
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 26
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ren, Wenhao, Liu, Dongna, Sun, Congli, Yao, Xuhui, Tan, Jian, Wang, Chongmin, Zhao, Kangning, Wang, Xuanpeng, Li, Qi, and Mai, Liqiang. Nonhierarchical Heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 Porous Hollow Spheres for Enhanced Lithium Storage. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/smll.201800659.
Ren, Wenhao, Liu, Dongna, Sun, Congli, Yao, Xuhui, Tan, Jian, Wang, Chongmin, Zhao, Kangning, Wang, Xuanpeng, Li, Qi, & Mai, Liqiang. Nonhierarchical Heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 Porous Hollow Spheres for Enhanced Lithium Storage. United States. doi:10.1002/smll.201800659.
Ren, Wenhao, Liu, Dongna, Sun, Congli, Yao, Xuhui, Tan, Jian, Wang, Chongmin, Zhao, Kangning, Wang, Xuanpeng, Li, Qi, and Mai, Liqiang. Wed . "Nonhierarchical Heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 Porous Hollow Spheres for Enhanced Lithium Storage". United States. doi:10.1002/smll.201800659.
@article{osti_1591882,
title = {Nonhierarchical Heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 Porous Hollow Spheres for Enhanced Lithium Storage},
author = {Ren, Wenhao and Liu, Dongna and Sun, Congli and Yao, Xuhui and Tan, Jian and Wang, Chongmin and Zhao, Kangning and Wang, Xuanpeng and Li, Qi and Mai, Liqiang},
abstractNote = {High capacity transition-metal oxides play significant roles as battery anodes benefiting from their tunable redox chemistry, low cost, and environmental friendliness. However, the application of these conversion-type electrodes is hampered by inherent large volume variation and poor kinetics. Here, a binary metal oxide prototype, denoted as nonhierarchical heterostructured Fe2O3/Mn2O3 porous hollow spheres, is proposed through a one-pot selfassembly method. Beyond conventional heteromaterial, Fe2O3/Mn2O3 based on the interface of (104)Fe2O3 and (222)Mn2O3 exhibits the nonhierarchical configuration, where nanosized building blocks are integrated into microsized spheres, leading to the enhanced structural stability and boosted reaction kinetics. With this design, the Fe2O3/Mn2O3 anode shows a high reversible capacity of 1075 mA h g-1 at 0.5 A g-1, an outstanding rate capability of 638 mA h g-1 at 8 A g-1, and an excellent cyclability with a capacity retention of 89.3% after 600 cycles.},
doi = {10.1002/smll.201800659},
journal = {Small},
number = 26,
volume = 14,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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