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Title: A Tunable 3D Nanostructured Conductive Gel Framework Electrode for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries

Abstract

This study develops a tunable 3D nanostructured conductive gel framework as both binder and conductive framework for lithium ion batteries. A 3D nanostructured gel framework with continuous electron pathways can provide hierarchical pores for ion transport and form uniform coatings on each active particle against aggregation. The hybrid gel electrodes based on a polypyrrole gel framework and Fe3O4 nanoparticles as a model system in this study demonstrate the best rate performance, the highest achieved mass ratio of active materials, and the highest achieved specific capacities when considering total electrode mass, compared to current literature. Finally, this 3D nanostructured gel-based framework represents a powerful platform for various electrochemically active materials to enable the next-generation high-energy batteries.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [5];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States). Materials Science and Engineering Program, and Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  2. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials
  4. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry, and Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  5. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry, and Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Energy Sciences Directorate
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties (m2M)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1388500
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1401897
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012673
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 22; Related Information: m2M partners with Stony Brook University (lead); Brookhaven National Laboratory; Columbia University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; University of California, Berkeley; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; energy storage (including batteries and capacitors); charge transport; mesostructured materials; conductive polymers; gel framework; lithium ion batteries; magnetite

Citation Formats

Shi, Ye, Zhang, Jun, Bruck, Andrea M., Zhang, Yiman, Li, Jing, Stach, Eric A., Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Marschilok, Amy C., Takeuchi, Esther S., and Yu, Guihua. A Tunable 3D Nanostructured Conductive Gel Framework Electrode for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201603922.
Shi, Ye, Zhang, Jun, Bruck, Andrea M., Zhang, Yiman, Li, Jing, Stach, Eric A., Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Marschilok, Amy C., Takeuchi, Esther S., & Yu, Guihua. A Tunable 3D Nanostructured Conductive Gel Framework Electrode for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries. United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201603922
Shi, Ye, Zhang, Jun, Bruck, Andrea M., Zhang, Yiman, Li, Jing, Stach, Eric A., Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Marschilok, Amy C., Takeuchi, Esther S., and Yu, Guihua. Wed . "A Tunable 3D Nanostructured Conductive Gel Framework Electrode for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries". United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201603922. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1388500.
@article{osti_1388500,
title = {A Tunable 3D Nanostructured Conductive Gel Framework Electrode for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries},
author = {Shi, Ye and Zhang, Jun and Bruck, Andrea M. and Zhang, Yiman and Li, Jing and Stach, Eric A. and Takeuchi, Kenneth J. and Marschilok, Amy C. and Takeuchi, Esther S. and Yu, Guihua},
abstractNote = {This study develops a tunable 3D nanostructured conductive gel framework as both binder and conductive framework for lithium ion batteries. A 3D nanostructured gel framework with continuous electron pathways can provide hierarchical pores for ion transport and form uniform coatings on each active particle against aggregation. The hybrid gel electrodes based on a polypyrrole gel framework and Fe3O4 nanoparticles as a model system in this study demonstrate the best rate performance, the highest achieved mass ratio of active materials, and the highest achieved specific capacities when considering total electrode mass, compared to current literature. Finally, this 3D nanostructured gel-based framework represents a powerful platform for various electrochemically active materials to enable the next-generation high-energy batteries.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201603922},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 22,
volume = 29,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}

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