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Title: Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4 Layers Strongly Coupled with N-rGO Nanosheets as High-Performance Bifunctional Catalysts for 1D Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries [Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4/N-rGO Nanosheets as the Bifunctional Catalysts for One-Dimensional Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries]

Abstract

Here, under development for next–generation wearable electronics are flexible, knittable, and wearable energy–storage devices with high energy density that can be integrated into textiles. Herein, knittable fiber–shaped zinc–air batteries with high volumetric energy density (36.1 mWh cm–3) are fabricated via a facile and continuous method with low–cost materials. Furthermore, a high–yield method is developed to prepare the key component of the fiber–shaped zinc–air battery, i.e., a bifunctional catalyst composed of atomically thin layer–by–layer mesoporous Co3O4/nitrogen–doped reduced graphene oxide (N–rGO) nanosheets. Benefiting from the high surface area, mesoporous structure, and strong synergetic effect between the Co3O4 and N–rGO nanosheets, the bifunctional catalyst exhibits high activity and superior durability for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions. Compared to a fiber–shaped zinc–air battery using state–of–the–art Pt/C + RuO2 catalysts, the battery based on these Co3O4/N–rGO nanosheets demonstrates enhanced and stable electrochemical performance, even under severe deformation. Such batteries, for the first time, can be successfully knitted into clothes without short circuits under external forces and can power various electronic devices and even charge a cellphone.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Tianjin Univ., Tianjin (China)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States)
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Key Research and Development Program of China; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1466320
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1412569
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; atomically thin hybrid nanosheets; cobalt oxides; knittable; wearable electronics; zinc-air batteries

Citation Formats

Li, Yingbo, Zhong, Cheng, Liu, Jie, Zeng, Xiaoqiao, Qu, Shengxiang, Han, Xiaopeng, Deng, Yida, Hu, Wenbin, and Lu, Jun. Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4 Layers Strongly Coupled with N-rGO Nanosheets as High-Performance Bifunctional Catalysts for 1D Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries [Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4/N-rGO Nanosheets as the Bifunctional Catalysts for One-Dimensional Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries]. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201703657.
Li, Yingbo, Zhong, Cheng, Liu, Jie, Zeng, Xiaoqiao, Qu, Shengxiang, Han, Xiaopeng, Deng, Yida, Hu, Wenbin, & Lu, Jun. Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4 Layers Strongly Coupled with N-rGO Nanosheets as High-Performance Bifunctional Catalysts for 1D Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries [Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4/N-rGO Nanosheets as the Bifunctional Catalysts for One-Dimensional Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries]. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201703657.
Li, Yingbo, Zhong, Cheng, Liu, Jie, Zeng, Xiaoqiao, Qu, Shengxiang, Han, Xiaopeng, Deng, Yida, Hu, Wenbin, and Lu, Jun. Wed . "Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4 Layers Strongly Coupled with N-rGO Nanosheets as High-Performance Bifunctional Catalysts for 1D Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries [Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4/N-rGO Nanosheets as the Bifunctional Catalysts for One-Dimensional Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries]". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201703657. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1466320.
@article{osti_1466320,
title = {Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4 Layers Strongly Coupled with N-rGO Nanosheets as High-Performance Bifunctional Catalysts for 1D Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries [Atomically Thin Mesoporous Co3O4/N-rGO Nanosheets as the Bifunctional Catalysts for One-Dimensional Knittable Zinc-Air Batteries]},
author = {Li, Yingbo and Zhong, Cheng and Liu, Jie and Zeng, Xiaoqiao and Qu, Shengxiang and Han, Xiaopeng and Deng, Yida and Hu, Wenbin and Lu, Jun},
abstractNote = {Here, under development for next–generation wearable electronics are flexible, knittable, and wearable energy–storage devices with high energy density that can be integrated into textiles. Herein, knittable fiber–shaped zinc–air batteries with high volumetric energy density (36.1 mWh cm–3) are fabricated via a facile and continuous method with low–cost materials. Furthermore, a high–yield method is developed to prepare the key component of the fiber–shaped zinc–air battery, i.e., a bifunctional catalyst composed of atomically thin layer–by–layer mesoporous Co3O4/nitrogen–doped reduced graphene oxide (N–rGO) nanosheets. Benefiting from the high surface area, mesoporous structure, and strong synergetic effect between the Co3O4 and N–rGO nanosheets, the bifunctional catalyst exhibits high activity and superior durability for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions. Compared to a fiber–shaped zinc–air battery using state–of–the–art Pt/C + RuO2 catalysts, the battery based on these Co3O4/N–rGO nanosheets demonstrates enhanced and stable electrochemical performance, even under severe deformation. Such batteries, for the first time, can be successfully knitted into clothes without short circuits under external forces and can power various electronic devices and even charge a cellphone.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201703657},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 4,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
}

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