Transparent and flexible high-performance supercapacitors based on single-walled carbon nanotube films

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  • Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
  • St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University
  • Duy Tan University

Abstract

Transparent and flexible energy storage devices have garnered great interest due to their suitability for display, sensor and photovoltaic applications. In this paper, we report the application of aerosol synthesized and dry deposited single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) thin films as electrodes for an electrochemical double-layer capacitor (EDLC). SWCNT films exhibit extremely large specific capacitance (178 F g-1 or 552 μF cm-2), high optical transparency (92%) and stability for 10 000 charge/discharge cycles. A transparent and flexible EDLC prototype is constructed with a polyethylene casing and a gel electrolyte.

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Original languageEnglish
Article number235403
Pages (from-to)1-6
JournalNanotechnology
Volume27
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Research areas

  • energy storage, flexible, single-walled carbon nanotube, supercapacitor, transparent

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