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Ultrafine TiO2(B) nanowires for ultrahigh-rate lithium-ion batteries

  • Yan WangEmail author
  • Jing Zhang
Original Paper

Abstract

We first report a facile hydrothermal and postheat treatment route for preparing TiO2(B) nanowires with ultrahigh surface area, up to 209.74 m2 g−1. Cyclic voltammetry and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy show that the nanowire structure improves the electron and Li-ion transport in the electrode which results in better electrochemical kinetics than that of the anatase TiO2 nanowires. TiO2(B) nanowire can deliver a discharge capacity of 205.5 mAh g−1 at an ultrahigh rate of 10 A g−1 with a capacity retention of 70 mAh g−1 after 10,000 cycles.

Keywords

Lithium-ion batteries Anode High rate Long cycles TiO2(B) nanowires 

Notes

Funding information

This work was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 11972157).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Electronic EngineeringHunan University of Science and TechnologyXiangtanChina
  2. 2.National−Provincial Laboratory of Special Function Thin Film MaterialsXiangtan UniversityXiangtanChina

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