Russian Journal of Electrochemistry

, Volume 55, Issue 10, pp 989–997 | Cite as

Magnetic and Electrochemical Properties Study of CoFe2O4 Nanocrystals Synthesized by a Facile Hydrothermal Route

  • Hao Li
  • Feng-Bo Xu
  • Li-Jun Wu
  • Tan-Li Han
  • Liu-Qun Fan
  • Zhen-Wei Dong
  • Chun-Ying ChaoEmail author


Magnetic CoFe2O4@carbon (CFO@C) nanoparticles were synthesized by employing glucose as carbon source via hydrothermal process, and their magnetic and electrochemical properties of CFO@C are both studied in this work. The Ms and Mr values of CFO@C nanoparticles are lower than those of pure CFO samples. The changed magnetic properties may be related to the carbon layer extinguishing the surface magnetic moment with spin canting. Benefiting from the amorphous structure and good electronic conductivity of carbon shells, the CFO@C 20 wt % electrode exhibited the capacity of 201 mA h g–1 at the current density of 500 mA g–1 and high reversible capacity up to 353 mA h g–1 after 100 cycles at the current density of 50 mA g–1, respectively.


lithium battery mixed metal oxides hydrothermal magnetic property anode material 



Hao Li designed the experiments and wrote the manuscript. Chun-Ying Chao performed analyses of TG curves and TEM images. Feng-Bo Xu and Liu-Qun Fan assembled the batteries and helped to analyses the cycle performance datas. Li-Jun Wu, Zhen-Wei Dong and Tian-Li Han helped rewrite the manuscript during the revision process. All the authors have been involved in the result discussion and data analysis process.


This work was financially supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (51502258 and 51503176), Science and Technology Project of Henan province (182102210503), Department of Education Science and Technology key projects of Henan province (16A430007 and 18B150027).


The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Li
    • 1
  • Feng-Bo Xu
    • 1
  • Li-Jun Wu
    • 1
  • Tan-Li Han
    • 1
  • Liu-Qun Fan
    • 1
  • Zhen-Wei Dong
    • 1
  • Chun-Ying Chao
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xuchang UniversityHenanChina

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