Introduction of ‘lattice-voids’ in high tap density TiO2-B nanowires for enhanced high-rate and high volumetric capacity lithium storage

  • Zhong Su, Yuxuan Zhu, Zhenzhen Wu, Xiaoyu Peng, Chenlong Gao, Kai Xi, Chao Lai, R. Vasant Kumar
  • RSC Advances, January 2014, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c4ra01259c

Introduction of ‘lattice-voids’ in high tap nanowires for enhanced battery performance

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TiO2-B nanowires with a high tap density, containing structural lattice voids within each nanowire, are prepared via a tailored hydrothermal–calcination route. These internal voids, formed by controlling the calcination temperature as clusters of vacant sites enable fast transport of lithium-ions within the lattice material, lead to enhanced high-rate performance of a TiO2-B nanowire based electrode in a Li-ion battery

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