Advanced Energy Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Joern Ritterbusch, Deputy Editors: Carolina Novo da Silva, Guangchen Xu

Impact Factor: 15.23

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 3/144 (Chemistry Physical); 3/88 (Energy & Fuels); 5/145 (Physics Applied); 5/67 (Physics Condensed Matter); 7/271 (Materials Science Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1614-6840

Associated Title(s): Advanced Electronic Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Materials Technologies, Advanced Optical Materials, Advanced Science, Energy Technology, Fuel Cells, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

2_06b/2012Mesoporous Carbon: Li4Ti5O12 Nanoparticles Embedded in a Mesoporous Carbon Matrix as a Superior Anode Material for High Rate Lithium Ion Batteries (Adv. Energy Mater. 6/2012)

A mesoporous Li4Ti5O12/C nanocomposite consisting of nanocrystals confined in a micrometer-sized porous carbon foam is successfully fabricated using a nanocasting technique described on page 691 by X. G. Zhang, G. Z. Cao, and coworkers. This mesoporous Li4Ti5O12/C nanocomposite delivers an exceptionally high rate capacity and excellent cycling performance in comparison to bulk Li4Ti5O12. This important finding shows that ‘meso-nano’ composites are clearly useful candidates for energy storage, enabling a new class of lithiumion batteries for large-scale applications.

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