Cu-Doped-Fe2O3 Microspheres as Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Author(s) Min, F.; Yang, S.; Zhang, Q.; Yang, C.; Gao, W.; Wang, S.; Teng, F.; Li, G.; Ai, Z.
Journal J Nanosci Nanotechnol
Date Published 2018 Jun 01

α-Fe2O3 and Cu-doped α-Fe2O3 microspheres were similarly synthesized by solvothermal method. These microspheres were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), and scanning electron microscope (SEM) technique. As anode materials for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), Cu-doped α-Fe2O3 electrodes exhibit better electrochemical performance (higher specific capacities of 600 mAhg-1 and better cycling performance), compared with pure α-Fe2O3 electrode. Additionally, the effects of different Cu2+-doping contents and reaction times on the morphology and the electrochemical properties were also discussed. Cu-doped α-Fe2O3 proves to be a potential anode material for LIB applications.

DOI 10.1166/jnn.2018.15228
ISSN 1533-4880
Citation J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2018;18(6):42964301.

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