Electrochemical supercapacitors from conducting polyaniline-graphene platforms

Kumar, Nanjundan Ashok and Baek, Jong-Beom (2014) Electrochemical supercapacitors from conducting polyaniline-graphene platforms. Chemical Communications, 50 48: 6298-6308. doi:10.1039/c4cc01049c


Author Kumar, Nanjundan Ashok
Baek, Jong-Beom
Title Electrochemical supercapacitors from conducting polyaniline-graphene platforms
Journal name Chemical Communications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1364-548X
1359-7345
Publication date 2014-06-01
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/c4cc01049c
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 50
Issue 48
Start page 6298
End page 6308
Total pages 11
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Language eng
Abstract Energy storage devices such as electrochemical supercapacitors, with high power and energy densities are required to address the colossal energy requirements against the backdrop of global warming and the looming energy crisis. Nanocarbon, particularly two-dimensional graphene and graphene-based conducting polymer composites are promising electrode materials for such energy storage devices. Owing to their environmental stability, the low cost of polymers with high electroactivity and pseudocapacitance, such composite hybrids are expected to have wide implications in next generation clean and efficient energy systems. In this feature article, an overview of current research and important advances over the past four years on the development of conducting polyaniline (PANI)-graphene based composite electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors are highlighted. Particular emphasis is made on the design, fabrication and assembly of nanostructured electrode architectures comprising PANI and graphene along with metal oxides/hydroxides and carbon nanotubes. Comments on the challenges and perspectives towards rational design and synthesis of graphene-based conducting polymer composites for energy storage are discussed.
Keyword Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Chemistry
CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Chemical Engineering Publications
 
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