Silicon nanowires used as the anode of a lithium-ion battery

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In this paper the synthesis and characterization of silicon nanowires to be used as the anode of a lithiumion battery cell are reported. The nanowires were synthesized by CVD and characterized by SEM. The nanostructured material was used as an electrode in a lithium cell and its electrochemical properties were investigated by galvanostatic charge/discharge cycles at C/10 rate as a function of the cycle number and at various rates as a function of the charge current. The electrode was then coupled with a LiFePO4 cathode to fabricate a lithium-ion battery cell and the cell performance evaluated by galvanostatic charge/discharge cycles.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2015
EventNANOFORUM 2014 - Rome, Italy
Duration: 23 Jun 2015 → …


ConferenceNANOFORUM 2014
Period23/6/15 → …


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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