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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014, Article ID 489862, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/489862
Research Article

Synthesis of Hierarchical CoO Nano/Microstructures as Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Binzhou Medical University, Guanhai Road 346, Yantai 264003, China

Received 25 June 2014; Accepted 16 July 2014; Published 6 August 2014

Academic Editor: Xijin Xu

Copyright © 2014 Dan Qin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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