Template-free synthesis of novel SnS2 array and its superior performances for lithium ion battery

Template-free synthesis of novel SnS2 array and its superior performances for lithium ion battery A kind of novel three-dimensional SnS2 array was fabricated by an ethylenediamine (EDA) assisting low-temperature solvothermal method. It was observed that as-obtained SnS2 array was composed of numerous SnS2 nanosheets with the thickness of about 22 nm. When used as lithium ion batteries (LIBs) anode, the SnS2 array displayed remarkable capacities on rate and cycling performances, delivering the rates with reversible capacities of 763.3, 658.6, 593.6, 554.4 and 450.3 mAh g−1 at the current densities of 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2 and 5 A g−1, respectively. Moreover, the satisfactory cycling performance was also disclosed, remaining capacity of 547.8 mAh g−1 after 100th cycle at 0.2 A g−1, better than some reported pure SnS2 nanostructures. Based on the characterization and experimental results, the reasons of such superior electrochemical performances were determined and elaborated. It means that the SnS2 array possesses promising potential on the renewable energy field. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Solid State Chemistry Elsevier

Template-free synthesis of novel SnS2 array and its superior performances for lithium ion battery

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Inc.
ISSN
0022-4596
eISSN
1095-726X
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.jssc.2018.02.004
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Abstract

A kind of novel three-dimensional SnS2 array was fabricated by an ethylenediamine (EDA) assisting low-temperature solvothermal method. It was observed that as-obtained SnS2 array was composed of numerous SnS2 nanosheets with the thickness of about 22 nm. When used as lithium ion batteries (LIBs) anode, the SnS2 array displayed remarkable capacities on rate and cycling performances, delivering the rates with reversible capacities of 763.3, 658.6, 593.6, 554.4 and 450.3 mAh g−1 at the current densities of 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2 and 5 A g−1, respectively. Moreover, the satisfactory cycling performance was also disclosed, remaining capacity of 547.8 mAh g−1 after 100th cycle at 0.2 A g−1, better than some reported pure SnS2 nanostructures. Based on the characterization and experimental results, the reasons of such superior electrochemical performances were determined and elaborated. It means that the SnS2 array possesses promising potential on the renewable energy field.

Journal

Journal of Solid State ChemistryElsevier

Published: May 1, 2018

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