MBE growth and structural and electrochemical characterization of tin oxide and indium tin oxide nanoparticles grown on silicon for Li-ion battery anodes

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dc.contributor.author Osiak, Michal J.
dc.contributor.author Armstrong, Eileen
dc.contributor.author Kennedy, Tadhg
dc.contributor.author Sotomayor Torres, Clivia M.
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Kevin
dc.contributor.author O'Dwyer, Colm
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-17T10:38:37Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-17T10:38:37Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10
dc.identifier.citation Osiak, M., Armstrong, E., Kennedy, T., Sotomayor Torres, C. M., Ryan, K. and O'Dwyer, C. (2013) 'MBE Growth and Structural and Electrochemical Characterization of Tin Oxide and Indium Tin Oxide Nanoparticles Grown on Silicon for Li-ion Battery Anodes', ECS Transactions, 53(10), pp. 1-10. doi:10.1149/05310.0001ecst en
dc.identifier.volume 53 en
dc.identifier.issued 10 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 10 en
dc.identifier.issn 1938-5862
dc.identifier.issn 1938-6737
dc.identifier.uri http://ecst.ecsdl.org/content/53/10/1.abstract
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6137
dc.identifier.doi 10.1149/05310.0001ecst
dc.description.abstract Tin oxide (SnO2) is considered a very promising material as a high capacity Li-ion battery anode. Typically, the electrochemical performance of tin oxide based anodes is dependent on various factors such as their size and composition. Here, we demonstrate how defined dispersion of nanostructures can improve the understanding of the relationship between the electrode performance and its architecture. Two different types of well-defined hierarchical Sn@SnO2 core-shell nanoparticle dispersions were prepared by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) on silicon, composed of either amorphous or polycrystalline SnO2 shells. Sn doped In2O3 (ITO) NP dispersions are also demonstrated from MBE nanoparticle growth. Preparation of SnO2 and related materials by highly defined MBE growth as a model system allows a detailed examination of the influence of material dispersion or nanoarchitecture on the performance of active electrode materials. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council (RS/2010/2170 and RS/2010/2920); University College Cork (UCC Strategic Research Fund); en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Electrochemical Society en
dc.rights © 2013 ECS - The Electrochemical Society en
dc.subject Dispersions en
dc.subject Active electrode materials en
dc.subject Core-shell nanoparticles en
dc.subject Electrochemical characterizations en
dc.subject Electrochemical performance en
dc.subject Electrode performance en
dc.subject Indium-tin oxide nanoparticles en
dc.subject Material dispersions en
dc.subject Nanoparticle growths en
dc.subject Amorphous materials en
dc.subject Amorphous silicon en
dc.subject Anodes en
dc.subject Energy storage en
dc.subject Lithium en
dc.subject Lithium batteries en
dc.subject Molecular beam epitaxy en
dc.subject Nanoparticles en
dc.subject Silicon en
dc.subject Tin en
dc.title MBE growth and structural and electrochemical characterization of tin oxide and indium tin oxide nanoparticles grown on silicon for Li-ion battery anodes en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm O'Dwyer, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-05-15T23:24:03Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 234738998
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder University College Cork en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Electrochemical Society Transactions en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Stokes Professorship & Lectureship Programme/07/SK/B1232a/IE/Colm ODwyer/ en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Short Term Travel Fellowship (STTF)/07/SK/B1232a - STTF 11/IE/Optical Probing of Phase Changes in Inverse opal Photonic Crystal Li-on Battery Electrodes/ en

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