Title

Electrochemical performance of Fe2O3 nanorods as anode material for lithium-ion cells

RIS ID

31535

Publication Details

Liu, H., Wang, G., Park, J., Wang, J., Liu, H. K. Zhang, C. (2009). Electrochemical performance of α-Fe2O3 nanorods as anode material for lithium-ion cells. Electrochimica Acta, 54 (6), 1733-1736.

Abstract

α-Fe2O3 nanorods were synthesized by a facile hydrothermal method. The as-prepared α-Fe2O3 nanorods have a high quality crystalline nanostructure with diameters in the range of 60–80 nm and lengths extending from 300 to 500 nm. The crystal structure of the α-Fe2O3 nanorods was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The α-Fe2O3 nanorod anodes exhibit a stable specific capacity of 800 mAh/g. This indicates significantly improved electrochemical performance in lithium-ion cells, compared to that of commercial microcrystalline α-Fe2O3 powders.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2008.09.071