Title

One-step spray pyrolysis synthesized CuO-carbon composite combined with carboxymethyl cellulose binder as anode for lithium-ion batteries

RIS ID

57535

Publication Details

Zhong, C, Wang, J, Gao, X, Chou, S, Konstantinov, K & Liu, H (2012), One-step spray pyrolysis synthesized CuO-carbon composite combined with carboxymethyl cellulose binder as anode for lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12(2), pp. 1314-1317.

Abstract

Copper oxide-carbon composite with hollow sphere structure has been synthesized by a one-step spray pyrolysis method and tested as anode material for lithium-ion batteries. Different analytical methods, including X-ray powder diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometry, thermogravimetric analysis, and systematic electrochemical tests were performed. The results demonstrate that the CuO-carbon composite in conjunction with carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) binder has an excellent electrochemical performance, with a capacity of 577 mAh g-1 up to 100 cycles. The usage of the water soluble binder, CMC, not only obviously improves the electrochemical performance, but also makes the electrode fabrication process much easier and more environmentally friendly.

Grant Number

ARC/DP0987805

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2012.4643