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De-Cheng LI(lidecheng@suda.edu.cn)


The anode materials of Sn-Co-M-C (M = Zn, Fe) composites were prepared by carbothermal reduction method from metal oxides and sucrose in N2 atmosphere. Their structural and electrochemical properties were studied by XRD, SEM and charge-discharge test. Among them, the Sn-Co-Zn-C composite showed higher specific capacity and good cycle performance. The initial specific discharge capacity of 571 mAh.g-1 could be obtained, while 369 mAh.g-1 was still kept after 45 cycles.

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carbothermal reduction method, lithium-ion battery, cathode material, Sn-based alloy

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