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Liu, J., Lan, D., Huang, X., Zhang, F., Huang, A., Xiao, Y., Zhao, Z., Liu, L., Ke, X., Shi, Z. & Guo, Z. (2019). Go@Se@ni cathode materials for lithium-selenium battery. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 166 (3), A5259-A5264.


Selenium is a promising cathode material for high-energy lithium batteries. In this work, selenium was electrodeposited on nickel foam from aqueous selenite solution. The influences of pH values and current density on electrodeposited Se@Ni were investigated. It is found that electrodeposition at pH 7 and 0.5 mA cm −2 enables high current efficiency and produces uniform and smooth deposits. Graphene oxide (GO) was further coated on Se@Ni through physical adsorption to produce GO@Se@Ni. The developed GO@Se@Ni electrode delivers a high initial specific capacity of 593 mAh g −1 and good capacity retention over 100 cycles at 0.1 C.



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