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Aligned copper zinc tin sulfide nanorods as lithium-ion battery anodes with high specific capacities

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dc.contributor.author Bree, Gerard
dc.contributor.author Geaney, Hugh
dc.contributor.author Stokes, Killian
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Kevin M.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-11T11:21:52Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7216
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Highly aligned copper zinc tin sulfide nanorods electrophoretically deposited directly on the current collector are tested for suitability as Li-ion battery anodes in both half-cell (HC) and full-cell (FC) configurations. This facile fabrication process offers several advantages for high-performance nanostructured battery electrodes, notably the formation of a dense, conductive carbon and binder-free film maximizing active material content. High initial capacities of 1611 and 1369 mA h g–1 are achieved for the HC and FC, respectively. The capacity trends and degradation mechanisms for this combined alloying and conversion material are analyzed in detail using differential capacity plots and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, and it is determined that an evolution in the electrode resistance (instead of typical material pulverization/delamination) is the major driver of an initial capacity fade followed by a dramatic capacity recovery. Differences in capacity retention trends between HCs and FCs are highlighted, emphasizing the importance of extended testing in commercial style setups for complete material evaluation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation 11PI1148 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Physical Chemistry C;122 (35), pp. 20090-20098
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05386
dc.rights © 2018 ACS This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Journal of Physical Chemistry C, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work seehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05386 en_US
dc.subject nanrods en_US
dc.subject copper en_US
dc.subject zinc en_US
dc.title Aligned copper zinc tin sulfide nanorods as lithium-ion battery anodes with high specific capacities en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05386
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 11-PI-1148 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2019-08-16
dc.embargo.terms 2019-08-16 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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