A simple and versatile method for preparation of new crystalline graphite nitrate-like ammonium vanadium bronze (NH4)0.19V2O5·0.44H2O nano-microstructures is developed via a simple hydrothermal route following heat treatment. (NH4)0.19V2O5·0.44H2O platelets are tested as a novel high-energy cathode material for sodium-ion batteries. The enhancement of electrochemical performance for a (NH4)0.19V2O5·0.44H2O platelet electrode is offered by addition of graphene and using graphite nitrate-like ammonium vanadium bronze microflowers. A graphene-based graphite nitrate-like vanadium bronze microflower composite shows a higher discharge capacity of 208.9 A h g-1 for the second cycle in a 1.5-3.4 V voltage limit at a discharge current density of 20 mA g-1. The reversible capacity of 141.5 A h g-1 remained after 40 cycles.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Inorganic Chemistry