Porous Co3O4 column as a high-performance Lithium anode material

Abstract

Co3O4 has been widely investigated as a promising candidate anode material for lithium-ion batteries. We report on the porous Co3O4 column synthesized via a simple liquid phase method for reversible electrochemical lithium storage. The porous column structures are constructed by nanoparticles of 0.5 μm -2 μm in diameter. The porous structure improves the structure stability, shortens the diffusion path of ion/electron, and stabilize the interface of the electrolyte and active material. Impressively, a high discharge capacity of 992 mAh g−1 is obtained at 200 mA g−1 after 100 cycles. This implies the as-synthesized porous Co3O4 column demonstrates remarkable potential as an excellent anode material for lithium-ion batteries.

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This work was financially supported by (MPS) Technical Research Program (2015JSYJC26) and Cultivation Project of NSFC (ZRJJPY202101).

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Sun, J., Wang, H., Li, Y. et al. Porous Co3O4 column as a high-performance Lithium anode material. J Porous Mater (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10934-021-01041-z

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Keywords

  • Co3O4
  • Porous
  • Column
  • Anode material
  • Lithium-ion batteries