GAO Xin-ran, XING Zheng, LI Zi-jian, DONG Xiao-yu, JU Zhi-cheng, GUO Chun-li. A review on recent advances in carbon aerogels: their preparation and use in alkali-metal ion batteries[J]. NEW CARBOM MATERIALS, 2020, 35(5): 486-507. doi: 10.1016/S1872-5805(20)60504-2
Citation: GAO Xin-ran, XING Zheng, LI Zi-jian, DONG Xiao-yu, JU Zhi-cheng, GUO Chun-li. A review on recent advances in carbon aerogels: their preparation and use in alkali-metal ion batteries[J]. NEW CARBOM MATERIALS, 2020, 35(5): 486-507. doi: 10.1016/S1872-5805(20)60504-2

A review on recent advances in carbon aerogels: their preparation and use in alkali-metal ion batteries

doi: 10.1016/S1872-5805(20)60504-2
Funds:  CAS Key Laboratory of Carbon Materials (KLCMKFJJ2010), Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK20191343) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21975283, U1910210), Shanxi Scholarship Council of China College of Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Received Date: 2020-07-15
  • Rev Recd Date: 2020-09-12
  • Publish Date: 2020-10-28
  • Carbon aerogels with a three-dimensional (3D) hierarchical porous network could be promising carbon-based materials for electrochemical energy storage systems because of their rapid electron/ion transport, remarkable physicochemical stability and excellent cycling performance. They have also been used to host electrochemical active materials (transition metal oxides/sulfides/phosphides) in pores to improve the electron conductivity and to buffer large volume changes. In this review, recent advances in their synthesis, functionalization/modification and use in alkali-metal ion batteries, either alone or as composites, are summarized. The challenges for future research on carbon aerogels are discussed and development opportunities are proposed.
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