Synthesis of Perovskite-Based Porous La0.75Sr0.25MnO3 Nanotubes as a Highly Efficient Electrocatalyst for Rechargeable Lithium–Oxygen Batteries


  • This work is financially supported by the 100 Talents Programme of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Program on Key Basic Research Project of China (973 program, grant number 2012CB215500), the Foundation for Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant number 20921002), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant numbers 21101147 and 21203176), and the Jilin Province Science and Technology Development Program (grant number 201215141).


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Tailoring an electrocatalyst: The synergistic effect of the high catalytic activity and the unique hollow channel structure of the perovskite-based porous La0.75Sr0.25MnO3 nanotube electrocatalyst endows the Li-O2 battery with a high specific capacity, superior rate capability, and good cycle stability (see picture).