Carbon-based materials as supercapacitor electrodes

Zhang, Li Li and Zhao, X. S. (2009) Carbon-based materials as supercapacitor electrodes. Chemical Society Reviews, 38 9: 2520-2531. doi:10.1039/b813846j

Author Zhang, Li Li
Zhao, X. S.
Title Carbon-based materials as supercapacitor electrodes
Journal name Chemical Society Reviews   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0306-0012
Publication date 2009
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1039/b813846j
Volume 38
Issue 9
Start page 2520
End page 2531
Total pages 12
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Language eng
Formatted abstract
This tutorial review provides a brief summary of recent research progress on carbon-based electrode materials for supercapacitors, as well as the importance of electrolytes in the development of supercapacitor technology. The basic principles of supercapacitors, the characteristics and performances of various nanostructured carbon-based electrode materials are discussed. Aqueous and non-aqueous electrolyte solutions used in supercapacitors are compared. The trend on future development of high-power and high-energy supercapacitors is analyzed.
Keyword Double-Layer Capacitors
Porous Graphitic Carbon
Electrochemical Capacitors
Activated Carbons
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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