Hollow nanostructure of sea-sponge-C/SiC@SiC/C for stable Li+-storage capability

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  • Weina Li
  • Jiaqi Li
  • Jiahao Wen
  • Ming Wen
  • Shipei Chen
  • Qingsheng Wu
  • Yongqing Fu

External departments

  • Tongji University
  • Chongqing University


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1152-1157
Number of pages6
JournalScience Bulletin
Issue number16
Early online date14 Jun 2019
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2019
Publication type

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For the purpose of stable performance in energy storage systems, a new hollow nanostructure of sea-sponge-C/SiC@SiC/C (SCS/SiC@SiC/C) has been successfully fabricated by the SCS/SiC nanospheres coated with SiC/C shells through an in situ reduction process. Based on SCSs and the carbon shells, the stable hollow structures of SCS/SiC@SiC/C can contain large proportion of active SiC layers, which are adhered to both SCSs and the inner surfaces of carbon shells. Such nanostructured anode enables an excellent cycling stability with a capacity of 612 mAh g-1 at a current density of 0.5 A/g after 1,800 cycles, achieving an excellent stable Li+-storage capability.

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