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Issue 7, 2014
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A composite of Co nanoparticles highly dispersed on N-rich carbon substrates: an efficient electrocatalyst for Li–O2 battery cathodes

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Abstract

In this work, we present a facile sol–gel method to prepare a composite of Co nanoparticles highly dispersed on N-rich carbon substrates (Co–C composite). The assembled Li–O2 batteries with the composite as a cathode catalyst showed lower overpotential and better cyclability, and the improved performance may be attributed to the superior electrocatalytic activity of the Co–C composite.

Graphical abstract: A composite of Co nanoparticles highly dispersed on N-rich carbon substrates: an efficient electrocatalyst for Li–O2 battery cathodes

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The article was received on 18 Sep 2013, accepted on 08 Nov 2013 and first published on 11 Nov 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47149G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 776-778
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    A composite of Co nanoparticles highly dispersed on N-rich carbon substrates: an efficient electrocatalyst for Li–O2 battery cathodes

    Z. Zhang, L. Su, M. Yang, M. Hu, J. Bao, J. Wei and Z. Zhou, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 776
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47149G

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