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dc.titlePEG-Assisted synthesis of manganese oxide nanorods and their application as electrode material for lithium-ion batteries
dc.contributor.authorRagupathy, P.
dc.contributor.authorSundaramurthy, J.
dc.contributor.authorKumar, P.S.
dc.contributor.authorThavasi, V.
dc.contributor.authorRamakrishna, S.
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-07T09:09:11Z
dc.date.available2014-10-07T09:09:11Z
dc.date.issued2013-09
dc.identifier.citationRagupathy, P., Sundaramurthy, J., Kumar, P.S., Thavasi, V., Ramakrishna, S. (2013-09). PEG-Assisted synthesis of manganese oxide nanorods and their application as electrode material for lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology 4 (3) : 157-162. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.4416/JCST2013-00007
dc.identifier.issn21909385
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/85538
dc.description.abstractIn this work, we report on large-scale synthesis of α-MnO2 nanorods by the polyol route based on a simple redox reaction using an organic reducing agents potassium permanganate (KMnO4) and polyethylene glycol (PEG). The as-synthesized amorphous MnO2 is converted into crystalline form on annealing at temperature of 600 °C. The formation of MnO2 nanorod-like morphology is confirmed with scanning electron microscopy complemented with high-resolution transmission electron microscopy. The nanorods measure about 50 - 200 nm in length and 50 nm in diameter. The electrochemical lithium intercalation and de-intercalation of nanorods are performed by means of galvanostatic charge-discharge cycling. The initial discharge capacity of nanorod α-MnO2 is found to be about 214 mAh/g-1 with reasonably good rate capability. © 2013 Göller Verlag.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectLithium-ion batteries
dc.subjectManganese oxide
dc.subjectNanorods
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentMECHANICAL ENGINEERING
dc.contributor.departmentNUS NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECH INITIATIVE
dc.description.doi10.4416/JCST2013-00007
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Ceramic Science and Technology
dc.description.volume4
dc.description.issue3
dc.description.page157-162
dc.identifier.isiut000209199700005
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