Electron tunneling in nanoscale electrodes for battery applications

Electron tunneling in nanoscale electrodes for battery applications Chemical Physics Letters 695 (2018) 24–27 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Chemical Physics Letters journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/cplett Research paper a,⇑ b a,b,c,d,⇑ Hidenori Yamada , Rajaram Narayanan , Prabhakar R. Bandaru Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Department of Nanoengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Program in Materials Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: It is shown that the electrical current that may be obtained from a nanoscale electrochemical system is Received 16 December 2017 sensitive to the dimensionality of the electrode and the density of states (DOS). Considering the DOS of In final form 25 January 2018 lower dimensional systems, such as two-dimensional graphene, one-dimensional nanotubes, or zero- Available online 31 January 2018 dimensional quantum dots, yields a distinct variation of the current-voltage characteristics. Such aspects go beyond conventional Arrhenius theory based kinetics which are often used in experimental interpre- tation. The obtained insights may be adapted to other devices, such as solid-state batteries. It is also http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Chemical Physics Letters Elsevier

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier B.V.
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0009-2614
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1873-4448
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10.1016/j.cplett.2018.01.054
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Chemical Physics Letters 695 (2018) 24–27 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Chemical Physics Letters journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/cplett Research paper a,⇑ b a,b,c,d,⇑ Hidenori Yamada , Rajaram Narayanan , Prabhakar R. Bandaru Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Department of Nanoengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Program in Materials Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: It is shown that the electrical current that may be obtained from a nanoscale electrochemical system is Received 16 December 2017 sensitive to the dimensionality of the electrode and the density of states (DOS). Considering the DOS of In final form 25 January 2018 lower dimensional systems, such as two-dimensional graphene, one-dimensional nanotubes, or zero- Available online 31 January 2018 dimensional quantum dots, yields a distinct variation of the current-voltage characteristics. Such aspects go beyond conventional Arrhenius theory based kinetics which are often used in experimental interpre- tation. The obtained insights may be adapted to other devices, such as solid-state batteries. It is also

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Chemical Physics LettersElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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