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Boosting the rate capability of hard carbon with an ether-based electrolyte for sodium ion batteries

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Abstract

Hard carbon is considered as the most prospective anode material for sodium ion batteries. However, the loss of plateau capacities at high rates, arising from large electrochemical polarization, causes rapid degradation in the rate performances of batteries. In this work, we found that the plateau capacities of hard carbon at high rates could be significantly enhanced in ether-based electrolytes.

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The article was received on 22 Mar 2017, accepted on 28 Apr 2017 and first published on 28 Apr 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02515G
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, Advance Article
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    Boosting the rate capability of hard carbon with an ether-based electrolyte for sodium ion batteries

    Y. Zhu, L. Yang, X. Zhou, F. Li, J. Wei and Z. Zhou, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02515G

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