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Title: Interlayer gap widened $α$-phase molybdenum trioxide as high-rate anodes for dual-ion-intercalation energy storage devices

Abstract

Employing high-rate ion-intercalation electrodes represents a feasible way to mitigate the inherent trade-off between energy density and power density for electrochemical energy storage devices, but efficient approaches to boost the charge-storage kinetics of electrodes are still needed. Here, we demonstrate a water-incorporation strategy to expand the interlayer gap of α-MoO3, in which water molecules take the place of lattice oxygen of α-MoO3. Accordingly, the modified α-MoO3 electrode exhibits theoretical-value-close specific capacity (963 C g–1 at 0.1 mV s–1), greatly improved rate capability (from 4.4% to 40.2% at 100 mV s–1) and boosted cycling stability (from 21 to 71% over 600 cycles). A fast-kinetics dual-ion-intercalation energy storage device is further assembled by combining the modified α-MoO3 anode with an anion-intercalation graphite cathode, operating well over a wide discharge rate range. Our study sheds light on a promising design strategy of layered materials for high-kinetics charge storage.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1];  [3];  [3]; ORCiD logo [2];  [4];  [3];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Technische Univ. Dresden (Germany)
  2. Univ. de Toulouse (France)
  3. Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou (China)
  4. Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States); Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States). National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Sponsoring Org.:
European Research Council (ERC); German Research Foundation (DFG); Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; China Scholarship Council (CSC); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Materials Sciences & Engineering Division; Agence Nationale de la Recherché (ANR)
OSTI Identifier:
1606537
Report Number(s):
IS-J-10182
Journal ID: ISSN 2041-1723
Grant/Contract Number:  
819698; AC02-07CH11358; GrapheneCore2 785219
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; Batteries; Materials science

Citation Formats

Yu, Minghao, Shao, Hui, Wang, Gang, Yang, Fan, Liang, Chaolun, Rozier, Patrick, Wang, Cai-Zhuang, Lu, Xihong, Simon, Patrice, and Feng, Xinliang. Interlayer gap widened $α$-phase molybdenum trioxide as high-rate anodes for dual-ion-intercalation energy storage devices. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15216-w.
Yu, Minghao, Shao, Hui, Wang, Gang, Yang, Fan, Liang, Chaolun, Rozier, Patrick, Wang, Cai-Zhuang, Lu, Xihong, Simon, Patrice, & Feng, Xinliang. Interlayer gap widened $α$-phase molybdenum trioxide as high-rate anodes for dual-ion-intercalation energy storage devices. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15216-w
Yu, Minghao, Shao, Hui, Wang, Gang, Yang, Fan, Liang, Chaolun, Rozier, Patrick, Wang, Cai-Zhuang, Lu, Xihong, Simon, Patrice, and Feng, Xinliang. Thu . "Interlayer gap widened $α$-phase molybdenum trioxide as high-rate anodes for dual-ion-intercalation energy storage devices". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15216-w. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1606537.
@article{osti_1606537,
title = {Interlayer gap widened $α$-phase molybdenum trioxide as high-rate anodes for dual-ion-intercalation energy storage devices},
author = {Yu, Minghao and Shao, Hui and Wang, Gang and Yang, Fan and Liang, Chaolun and Rozier, Patrick and Wang, Cai-Zhuang and Lu, Xihong and Simon, Patrice and Feng, Xinliang},
abstractNote = {Employing high-rate ion-intercalation electrodes represents a feasible way to mitigate the inherent trade-off between energy density and power density for electrochemical energy storage devices, but efficient approaches to boost the charge-storage kinetics of electrodes are still needed. Here, we demonstrate a water-incorporation strategy to expand the interlayer gap of α-MoO3, in which water molecules take the place of lattice oxygen of α-MoO3. Accordingly, the modified α-MoO3 electrode exhibits theoretical-value-close specific capacity (963 C g–1 at 0.1 mV s–1), greatly improved rate capability (from 4.4% to 40.2% at 100 mV s–1) and boosted cycling stability (from 21 to 71% over 600 cycles). A fast-kinetics dual-ion-intercalation energy storage device is further assembled by combining the modified α-MoO3 anode with an anion-intercalation graphite cathode, operating well over a wide discharge rate range. Our study sheds light on a promising design strategy of layered materials for high-kinetics charge storage.},
doi = {10.1038/s41467-020-15216-w},
journal = {Nature Communications},
number = 1,
volume = 11,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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