Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 2345–2355 | Cite as

A facile method to prepare FeS/porous carbon composite as advanced anode material for lithium-ion batteries

  • Sheng-Ping Guo
  • Jia-Chuang Li
  • Ze Ma
  • Yang Chi
  • Huai-Guo Xue
Original Paper


Ferrous sulfide (FeS) particles dispersed in the pores of carbon (FeS/PC) from the polyacrylonitrile carbonization were prepared via a facile one-pot solid-state method, which was extensively characterized by XRD, SEM, TEM, Raman spectrum, and XPS techniques. As an anode material for lithium-ion batteries, this FeS/PC composite can achieve a high initial discharge capacity of 1428.8 mAh/g at 0.1 C, and can maintain 624.9 mAh/g capacity after 150 cycles. The porous carbon accommodates the volume change during the cycling, and the special structure of the FeS/PC composite results in its advanced electrochemical performance by enhancing the structure stability.



We gratefully acknowledge the financial support by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21673203), the Higher Education Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (No. 15KJB150031), State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry Fund (No. 20150009), Natural Science Foundation of Yangzhou (No. YZ 2016122), the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions and the Qing Lan Project. We would also like to acknowledge the technical support received from the Testing Center of Yangzhou University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringYangzhou UniversityYangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of MatterChinese Academy of SciencesFuzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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