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Title: High capacity vanadium oxide electrodes: effective recycling through thermal treatment

Abstract

This study demonstrates that thermal regeneration is an effective approach to convert degraded phases to functioning electroactive materials, restore functional delivered capacity and recover material crystallinity while retaining the integrity of the parent electrode. V 2O 5 nanowires were synthesized through a facile hydrothermal method and used to fabricate V 2O 5/carbon nanotube (CNT) binder free electrodes. Discharge of the V 2O 5–CNT electrodes coupled with operando energy dispersive X-ray diffraction shows no evidence of phase segregation throughout the 150 μm thick binder free electrodes indicating full utilization of a thick electrode. When V 2O 5 is highly electrochemically lithiated (x > 2 in LixV 2O 5), irreversible phase transformation to ω-LixV 2O 5 was observed, accompanied by a capacity decrease of ~40% over 100 cycles. A simple thermal treatment of the entire electrode results in a delivered capacity equal to or higher than the original value. Both phase conversion and an increase in material crystallinity as a result of thermal treatment are observed where structural analysis indicates the formation of Li 1V 3O 8. The electrode design approach with thick electrodes and functional thermal regeneration may provide a broader choice of electroactive materials through decreasing the environmental burden bymore » extending the lifetime of energy storage systems.« less

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  1. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
  4. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)
  5. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry; Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
  6. Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry; Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Stony Brook Univ., NY (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1570666
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1529641
Report Number(s):
BNL-212185-2019-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 2398-4902; SEFUA7
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704; SC0012673
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Sustainable Energy & Fuels
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2398-4902
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

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Huang, Jianping, Housel, Lisa M., Wang, Lei, Bruck, Andrea M., Quilty, Calvin D., Abraham, Alyson, Lutz, Diana M., Tang, Christopher R., Kiss, Andrew, Thieme, Juergen, Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Takeuchi, Esther S., and Marschilok, Amy C. High capacity vanadium oxide electrodes: effective recycling through thermal treatment. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C9SE00188C.
Huang, Jianping, Housel, Lisa M., Wang, Lei, Bruck, Andrea M., Quilty, Calvin D., Abraham, Alyson, Lutz, Diana M., Tang, Christopher R., Kiss, Andrew, Thieme, Juergen, Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Takeuchi, Esther S., & Marschilok, Amy C. High capacity vanadium oxide electrodes: effective recycling through thermal treatment. United States. doi:10.1039/C9SE00188C.
Huang, Jianping, Housel, Lisa M., Wang, Lei, Bruck, Andrea M., Quilty, Calvin D., Abraham, Alyson, Lutz, Diana M., Tang, Christopher R., Kiss, Andrew, Thieme, Juergen, Takeuchi, Kenneth J., Takeuchi, Esther S., and Marschilok, Amy C. Tue . "High capacity vanadium oxide electrodes: effective recycling through thermal treatment". United States. doi:10.1039/C9SE00188C.
@article{osti_1570666,
title = {High capacity vanadium oxide electrodes: effective recycling through thermal treatment},
author = {Huang, Jianping and Housel, Lisa M. and Wang, Lei and Bruck, Andrea M. and Quilty, Calvin D. and Abraham, Alyson and Lutz, Diana M. and Tang, Christopher R. and Kiss, Andrew and Thieme, Juergen and Takeuchi, Kenneth J. and Takeuchi, Esther S. and Marschilok, Amy C.},
abstractNote = {This study demonstrates that thermal regeneration is an effective approach to convert degraded phases to functioning electroactive materials, restore functional delivered capacity and recover material crystallinity while retaining the integrity of the parent electrode. V2O5 nanowires were synthesized through a facile hydrothermal method and used to fabricate V2O5/carbon nanotube (CNT) binder free electrodes. Discharge of the V2O5–CNT electrodes coupled with operando energy dispersive X-ray diffraction shows no evidence of phase segregation throughout the 150 μm thick binder free electrodes indicating full utilization of a thick electrode. When V2O5 is highly electrochemically lithiated (x > 2 in LixV2O5), irreversible phase transformation to ω-LixV2O5 was observed, accompanied by a capacity decrease of ~40% over 100 cycles. A simple thermal treatment of the entire electrode results in a delivered capacity equal to or higher than the original value. Both phase conversion and an increase in material crystallinity as a result of thermal treatment are observed where structural analysis indicates the formation of Li1V3O8. The electrode design approach with thick electrodes and functional thermal regeneration may provide a broader choice of electroactive materials through decreasing the environmental burden by extending the lifetime of energy storage systems.},
doi = {10.1039/C9SE00188C},
journal = {Sustainable Energy & Fuels},
number = 10,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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