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Publication Type : Journal Article
Thematic Areas : Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine
Publisher : Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, Elsevier B.V.,
Source : Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, Elsevier B.V., Volume 94, p.113-117 (2017)
Keywords : Anodes, Carbon, Copper oxides, Cycling stability, Electric batteries, Electrochemical performance, Electrodes, High reversible capacities, Lithium-ion batteries, Low temperature effects, Low temperature synthesis, Microstructure analysis, Nanocomposite electrodes, Nanocomposites, Rate capabilities, Secondary batteries, Synergistic effect, Synthesis (chemical), temperature
Campus : Kochi
School : Center for Nanosciences
Center : Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine Move, Nanosciences
Department : Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Nanosciences
Year : 2017
Abstract : Carbon-wrapped CuO is synthesized by a facile pyro-synthesis method without using a conventional carbon source to overcome the capacity fading issue of CuO nanoparticles. The microstructure analysis shows that the sample is fully wrapped by a carbon layer. The resultant carbon-wrapped CuO nanocomposite as an anode exhibits high reversible capacity with excellent cycling stability (437.1nbsp;mAh/g at 0.25nbsp;C and 365.2nbsp;mAh/g at 1.0nbsp;C after 100 cycles) and good rate capability. It is believed that the synergistic effect of CuO and carbon is responsible for the enhanced electrochemical performance of the nanocomposite electrode.
Cite this Research Publication : M. Saravanan, Shantikumar V Nair, and Rai, A. K., “Low Temperature Synthesis of Carbon-wrapped CuO Synthesized Without using a Conventional Carbon Source for Li ion Battery Application”, Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, vol. 94, pp. 113-117, 2017.