, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 1–8 | Cite as

NiO@ graphite carbon nanocomposites derived from Ni-MOFs as supercapacitor electrodes

  • Shao-Rui Wu
  • Jing-Bing LiuEmail author
  • Hao Wang
  • Hui Yan


In order to improve the performance of metal oxides as the supercapacitor electrodes, incorporating transition metal oxides and carbon materials homogeneously in one hybrid has become an effective method. For the purpose of getting NiO/carbon composites, Ni-MOFs were annealed at different temperatures (200 °C, 300 °C, and 400 °C) with a ramp rate of 1 °C min−1. As a result, NiO/graphite carbon nanocomposites were successfully obtained by one-step pyrolysis of Ni-MOFs at 300 °C in air. Large specific surface area and good conductivity made it exhibit excellent capacitance of 317 F g−1 at the current density of 1 A g−1 and excellent cycling stability.


Supercapacitors Metal-organic frameworks Nanocomposites Conductivity Specific surface area 


Funding information

This work is supported by the Scientific and Technological Development Project of the Beijing Education Committee (No. KZ201710005009) and Key Laboratory of Advanced Functional Materials, Education Ministry of China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The College of Materials Science and EngineeringBeijing University of TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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