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Acta Phys Chim Sin >> 2016,Vol.32>> Issue(1)>> 349-355     doi: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB201512073         中文摘要
In-situ Preparation of Na2Ti3O7 Nanosheets as High-Performance Anodes for Sodium Ion Batteries
CHEN Cheng-Cheng1, ZHANG Ning1, LIU Yong-Chang1, WANG Yi-Jing1, CHEN Jun1,2
1 Key Laboratory of Advanced Energy Materials Chemistry (Ministry of Education), College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China;
2 Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China
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We report on the in-situ preparation of Na2Ti3O7 nanosheets and their application as highperformance anode material for sodium ion batteries. Nanosheets with interconnected micro-nano architectures are prepared by simply engraving commercial titanium foils. Furthermore, the foils can be used directly as electrodes without redundant conductive additives or binders. The electrode material exhibits excellent electrochemical performance with reversible capacity of 175 mAh·g-1 at 50 mA·g-1 and 120 mAh·g-1 at 2000 mA·g-1 after 3000 cycles (capacity retention of 96.5%). The superior electrochemical performance of Na2Ti3O7 nanosheets results from the short ion/electron diffusion pathway of the twodimensional architecture and the good conductive capability of the binder-free structure. The anode of the binder-free Na2Ti3O7 nanosheets effectively overcomes poor ion/electron conductivity, the main drawback of Na2Ti3O7 electrodes, and is promising for rechargeable sodium ion batteries.

Keywords: Na2Ti3O7   Nanosheet   Binder-free   Anode material   Sodium ion battery  
Received: 2015-11-06 Accepted: 2015-12-07 Publication Date (Web): 2015-12-07
Corresponding Authors: CHEN Jun Email:

Fund: The project was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51231003, 21231005) and Ministry of Education (B12015, 113016A, ACET-13-0296).

Cite this article: CHEN Cheng-Cheng, ZHANG Ning, LIU Yong-Chang, WANG Yi-Jing, CHEN Jun. In-situ Preparation of Na2Ti3O7 Nanosheets as High-Performance Anodes for Sodium Ion Batteries[J]. Acta Phys. -Chim. Sin., 2016,32 (1): 349-355.    doi: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB201512073

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