Na0.35MnO2 as an ionic conductor with randomly distributed nano-sized layers
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Here we show that through a straightforward synthesis it is possible to create a bulk material, Na0.35MnO2, with isolated sheets. Due to such arrangement of the oxide layers, this ionic conductor was found to be genuinely pseudocapacitive, with charge storage not limited by diffusion of ions between stacked layers, resulting in capacitance values of 190 F g-1 under exceptionally high current rates of up to 200 A g-1.
Adomkevicius , A , Cabo-Fernandez , L , Wu , T-H , Ou , T-M , Chen , M-G , Andreev , Y , Hu , C-C & Hardwick , L J 2017 , ' Na 0.35 MnO 2 as an ionic conductor with randomly distributed nano-sized layers ' , Journal of Materials Chemistry A , vol. 5 , no. 20 , pp. 10021-10026 . https://doi.org/10.1039/C7TA02913F
Journal of Materials Chemistry A
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DescriptionThe authors like to acknowledge the support of the European Commission FP7 Project “Stable Interfaces for Rechargeable Batteries” (SIRBATT) (FP7-ENERGY-2013, grant agreement No. 608502), the Royal Society and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for the part funding of this research under Grant Numbers EP/K016954/1 and EP/N032888/1. The Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST 103-2911-I-007-515, 104-3113-E-006-005, NSC 102-2221-E-007-120-MY3) and the boost program from LCERC of National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is acknowledged.
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