Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201100571
Title: On the configuration of supercapacitors for maximizing electrochemical performance
Authors: Zhang, J.
Zhao, X.S. 
Keywords: carbon
energy storage
graphene
metal oxides
supercapacitors
Issue Date: May-2012
Source: Zhang, J., Zhao, X.S. (2012-05). On the configuration of supercapacitors for maximizing electrochemical performance. ChemSusChem 5 (5) : 818-841. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201100571
Abstract: Supercapacitors, which are attracting rapidly growing interest from both academia and industry, are important energy-storage devices for acquiring sustainable energy. Recent years have seen a number of significant breakthroughs in the research and development of supercapacitors. The emergence of innovative electrode materials (e.g., graphene) has clearly provided great opportunities for advancing the science in the field of electrochemical energy storage. Conversely, smart configurations of electrode materials and new designs of supercapacitor devices have, in many cases, boosted the electrochemical performance of the materials. We attempt to summarize recent research progress towards the design and configuration of electrode materials to maximize supercapacitor performance in terms of energy density, power density, and cycle stability. With a brief description of the structure, energy-storage mechanism, and electrode configuration of supercapacitor devices, the design and configuration of symmetric supercapacitors are discussed, followed by that of asymmetric and hybrid supercapacitors. Emphasis is placed on the rational design and configuration of supercapacitor electrodes to maximize the electrochemical performance of the device. © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Source Title: ChemSusChem
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/68359
ISSN: 18645631
DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201100571
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

197
checked on Dec 7, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

188
checked on Nov 29, 2017

Page view(s)

43
checked on Dec 11, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.