Liquid-phase plasma synthesis of silicon quantum dots embedded in carbon matrix for lithium battery anodes

Ying Wei, Hang Yu, Haitao Li, Hai Ming, Keming Pan, Hui Huang, Yang Liu, Zhenhui Kang

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Abstract

Silicon quantum dots embedded in carbon matrix (SiQDs/C) nanocomposites were prepared by a novel liquid-phase plasma assisted synthetic process. The SiQDs/C nanocomposites were demonstrated to show high specific capacity, good cycling life and high coulmbic efficiency as anode materials for lithium-ion battery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4072-4077
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Research Bulletin
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • A. Hydrides
  • B. Plasma deposition
  • C. Electrochemical measurements
  • C. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
  • D. Electrochemical properties

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