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Title: Controlled growth of SnO 2@Fe 2O 3 double-sided nanocombs as anodes for lithium-ion batteries
Authors: Zhou, W.
Tay, Y.Y.
Jia, X.
Yau Wai, D.Y.
Jiang, J.
Hoon, H.H.
Yu, T. 
Issue Date: 7-Aug-2012
Citation: Zhou, W., Tay, Y.Y., Jia, X., Yau Wai, D.Y., Jiang, J., Hoon, H.H., Yu, T. (2012-08-07). Controlled growth of SnO 2@Fe 2O 3 double-sided nanocombs as anodes for lithium-ion batteries. Nanoscale 4 (15) : 4459-4463. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A novel heterostructure is developed by grafting 1D SnO 2 nanorods onto both sides of pre-grown 2D Fe 2O 3 nanoflakes, forming a comb-like rather than tree-like branched nanostructure. The SnO 2 nanorod branches are determined to grow along the [001] direction on the (±001) planes of Fe 2O 3 nanoflakes. The resulting SnO 2@Fe 2O 3 nanocombs show stabilized cycling performance and improved volumetric energy density compared to pristine Fe 2O 3 nanoflakes presumably due to the integration of SnO 2 branches as well as the 3D hierarchical structural features. This journal is © 2012 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Source Title: Nanoscale
ISSN: 20403364
DOI: 10.1039/c2nr31239e
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