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Uniformly coated highly porous graphene/MnO2 foams for flexible asymmetric supercapacitors
Drieschner, Simon (Technische Universität München)
Seckendorff, Maximilian Von (Technische Universität München)
Del Corro Garcia, Elena (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Wohlketzetter, Jörg (Technische Universität München)
Blaschke, Benno M. (Technische Universität München)
Stutzmann, Martin (Technische Universität München)
Garrido Ariza, José A. (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)

Data: 2018
Resum: Supercapacitors are called to play a prominent role in the newly emerging markets of electric vehicles, flexible displays and sensors, and wearable electronics. In order to compete with current battery technology, supercapacitors have to be designed with highly conductive current collectors exhibiting high surface area per unit volume and uniformly coated with pseudocapacitive materials, which is crucial to boost the energy density while maintaining a high power density. Here, we present a versatile technique to prepare thickness-controlled thin-film micro graphene foams (μGFs) with pores in the lower micrometer range grown by chemical vapor deposition which can be used as highly conductive current collectors in flexible supercapacitors. To fabricate the μGF, we use porous metallic catalytic substrates consisting of nickel/copper alloy synthesized on nickel foil by electrodeposition in an electrolytic solution. Changing the duration of the electrodeposition allows the control of the thickness of the metal foam, and thus of the μGF, ranging from a few micrometers to the millimeter scale. The resulting μGF with a thickness and pores in the micrometer regime exhibits high structural quality which leads to a very low intrinsic resistance of the devices. Transferred onto flexible substrates, we demonstrate a uniform coating of the μGFs with manganese oxide, a pseudocapacitively active material. Considering the porous structure and the thickness of the μGFs, square wave potential pulses are used to ensure uniform coverage by the oxide material boosting the volumetric and areal capacitance to 14 F cm and 0. 16 F cm. The μGF with a thickness and pores in the micrometer regime in combination with a coating technique tuned to the porosity of the μGF is of great relevance for the development of supercapacitors based on state-of-the-art graphene foams.
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/H2020/696656
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Llengua: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Matèria: Asymmetric supercapacitor ; CVD ; Electrodeposition ; Graphene foams
Publicat a: Nanotechnology, Vol. 29, Núm. 22 (April 2018) , art. 225402, ISSN 1361-6528

DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aab4c2


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