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Opra D. P., Gnedenkov S. V., Sinebryukhov S. L., Sokolov A. A., Podgorbunskii A. B., Kuryavyi V. G., Maiorov V. Y., Mashtalyar D. V., Ustinov A. Y. Vanadium-Doped Bronze Titanium Dioxide as Anode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries with Enchanced Cycleability and Rate Performance. Electrochemical Energetics, 2020, vol. 20, iss. 1, pp. 3-?. DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2020-20-1-3-19, EDN: ITCNRS

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Vanadium-Doped Bronze Titanium Dioxide as Anode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries with Enchanced Cycleability and Rate Performance

Opra Denis Pavlovich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Gnedenkov Sergei Vasil'evich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Sinebryukhov Sergei Leonidovich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Sokolov Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Podgorbunskii Anatolii Borisovich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Kuryavyi Valerii Georgievich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Maiorov Vitalii Yur'evich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Mashtalyar Dmitrii Valer'evich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS
Ustinov Aleksandr Yur'evich, Institute of Chemistry of Far-Easter Branch of RAS

Nanotubes of bronze titanium dioxide (TiO2(B)) doped with vanadium were synthesized through hydrothermal reaction. The obtained material possesses mesoporous structure and large specific surface area of 180 m2/g. It was found that the incorporation of vanadium into TiO2(B) lattice increases the volume of a unit cell. Additionally, the conductivity rose up to three orders of magnitude for doped titanium dioxide reaching the value of 1.70 ? 10 ? 8 S/cm. Having been used as anode material of lithium-ion batteries, the V-substituted TiO2(B) demonstrated enhanced cycling and rate performances. In particular, after 100 charge/discharge cycles at 9C, the electrode based on vanadium-doped titanium dioxide showed the capacity of 133 mA·h/g, the efficiency being more than 98.9%. Applying high current load of 18C, the V-modified TiO2(B) still maintained the reversible capacitance of about 114 mA·h/g that corresponded to 40% from the initial storage obtained at 0.45C-rate.


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