MXenes for Sodium-Ion Batteries


MXenes for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Rashid Iqbal, Muhammad Qaisar Sultan, Ramyakrishna Pothu, Rajender Boddula

MXene is a new class of porous two-dimensional materials that have attracted enormous attention during the last decades due to their high redox activity controllable structures and tunable pore sizes. In this review, we report some recent advances in titanium carbide based MXene based electrode used without binder, conductive additive and current collector in the fabrication of next-generation batteries. This MXene electrode is proficient of redox reversible electrochemical storage of sodium ions and possesses good cycling stability with high rate charge-discharge ability. Meanwhile, Li metal is a scarce and expensive element in the earth crust and may not be able to resolve the energy requirement in the future, whereas Na metal could easily replace Li metal due to its readily availability. Finally, this review will focus on the research, which will open up new opportunities for developing self-standing binder and additive-free MXene electrodes for Na-ion batteries with energy density approaching those of Li-ion.

MXene, Two-Dimensional Material, Non-Lithium-Ion Batteries, Sodium Ion Batteries

Published online 5/30/2019, 14 pages

Citation: Rashid Iqbal, Muhammad Qaisar Sultan, Ramyakrishna Pothu, Rajender Boddula, MXenes for Sodium-Ion Batteries, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 51, pp 175-188, 2019


Part of the book on MXenes: Fundamentals and Applications

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