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Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A

, Volume 93, Issue 1, pp 144–150 | Cite as

Electrochemical Characteristics of Li4Ti5O12/Ag Composite Nanobelts Prepared via Electrospinning

  • He Wang
  • Shifeng Li
  • Ying Yang
  • Wensheng YuEmail author
  • Qianli Ma
  • Xiangting DongEmail author
  • Jinxian Wang
  • Guixia Liu
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY OF NANOCLUSTERS AND NANOMATERIALS
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Abstract

Li4Ti5O12/Ag composite nanobelts with an average width of ca. 1.12 μm were successfully synthesized via a facile electrospinning, and the average width is ca. 1.12 μm. The Li4Ti5O12/Ag composites show perfect initial discharge capacity (178.72 mA h g–1 at 0.1 C), better rate capability (131.70 mA h g–1 after cycled at 15 C) and super cycling stability (172.21 mA h g–1 after 100 cycles at 0.2 C) compared to pure Li4Ti5O12 nanobelts when used as anode materials for lithium ion batteries. The excellent electrochemical performance is explained by the nanostructure of obtained samples which could provide an effective ion and electron transport in the longitudinal direction. The addition of Ag could enhance charge transfer due to increased electronic conductivity. Our new findings provide an effective way to improve the electrochemical performance of Li4Ti5O12 anode materials for lithium ion batteries.

Keywords:

еlectrospinning Li4Ti5O12/Ag composite nanobelts Li-ion batteries anode materials 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This work was financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (51573023, 50972020), Natural Science Foundation of Jilin Province (20170101101JC), Industrial Technology Research and Development Project of Jilin Province Development and Reform Commission (2017C052-4), Science and Technology Research Planning Project of the Education Department of Jilin Province during the 13th Five-Year Plan Period (JJKH20170608KJ), Youth Foundation of Changchun University of Science and Technology (no. XQNJJ-2016-01).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • He Wang
    • 1
  • Shifeng Li
    • 1
  • Ying Yang
    • 1
  • Wensheng Yu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Qianli Ma
    • 1
  • Xiangting Dong
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jinxian Wang
    • 1
  • Guixia Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Applied Chemistry and Nanotechnology at Universities of Jilin Province, Changchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchunP. R. of China

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