Li-electroactivity of thermally-reduced V2O3 nanoparticles

Hee Jo Song, Mingu Choi, Jae Chan Kim, Sangbaek Park, Chan Woo Lee, Seong Hyeon Hong, Dong Wan Kim

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In this work, vanandium(III) oxide nanoparticles (V2O3 NPs) were prepared via the heat treatment of hydrothermally prepared vananium(IV) oxide (VO2) NPs in a reducing atmosphere. The V2O3 NPs had a spherical shape with a size of less than 50 nm as the initial VO2 NPs. These V2O3 NPs without any conductive additives showed both long-term structural and electrochemical cycling stability (~142 mA h g−1 of reversible capacity up to 400 cycles) for Li ion battery anodes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-246
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Cycling stability
  • Energy storage and conversion
  • Li ion battery
  • Nanoparticles
  • VO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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