Large-scale production of h-In2O3/carbon nanocomposites with enhanced lithium storage properties

Liu,D, Lei,W, Qin,S and Chen,Y 2014, Large-scale production of h-In2O3/carbon nanocomposites with enhanced lithium storage properties, Electrochimica Acta, vol. 135, pp. 128-132, doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.04.185.

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Title Large-scale production of h-In2O3/carbon nanocomposites with enhanced lithium storage properties
Author(s) Liu,DORCID iD for Liu,D orcid.org/0000-0001-6875-419X
Lei,WORCID iD for Lei,W orcid.org/0000-0003-2698-299X
Qin,S
Chen,YORCID iD for Chen,Y orcid.org/0000-0002-7322-2224
Journal name Electrochimica Acta
Volume number 135
Start page 128
End page 132
Total pages 5
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2014-07
ISSN 0013-4686
Keyword(s) Ball milling
Indium oxide
Lithium-ion battery
Nanocomposites
Science & Technology
Physical Sciences
Electrochemistry
ANODE MATERIAL
ION BATTERIES
ELECTROCHEMICAL PROPERTIES
IN2O3
PERFORMANCE
OXIDE
NANOPARTICLES
ELECTRODE
Summary h-In2O3/carbon nanocomposites were obtained via a facile ball milling process from a mixture of h-In2O3 nanoparticles and Super P carbon. Compared to pure h-In2O3 nanoparticles, the nanocomposites exhibited an initial discharge capacity of 1360 mAh g-1, a stable reversible capacity of 867 mAh g-1 after 100 cycles as well as a high coulombic efficiency of 99%. The superior lithium-ion battery performance can be attributed to the specific structure of h-In2O3 and the uniform and continuous nano-carbon coating layers. The nano-carbon coating could protect the inner active materials from fragmentation and increase the electronic conductivity. This study not only provides a promising electrode material for high-performance lithium-ion batteries, but also further demonstrates a straightforward, effective and environmental friendly process for synthesizing nanocomposites. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.04.185
Field of Research 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
100707 Nanomanufacturing
Socio Economic Objective 850699 Energy Storage, Distribution and Supply not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2014, Elsevier
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30071539

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Institute for Frontier Materials
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