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, Volume 62, Issue 7, pp 947–954 | Cite as

Temperature-resistant and flexible supercapacitors based on 10-inch wafer-scale nanocarbon films

  • Xiaobei Zang (臧晓蓓)Email author
  • Yi Hou (后羿)
  • Teng Wang (王腾)
  • Rujing Zhang (张儒静)
  • Feiyu Kang (康飞宇)Email author
  • Hongwei Zhu (朱宏伟)Email author
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Abstract

Most of the supercapacitors reported in literatures showed little or no flexibility in the working temperature around 150°C. However, the supercapacitors are generally exposed under complex system or extreme temperature, such as electric vehicles and extremely cold area. Herein, we successfully fabricated a large-scale robust nanocarbon hybrid film consisting of reduced graphene oxide (rGO), carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and MnOx nano-flowers with the size up to 550 cm2. The mechanical properties of the hybrid films depend on the ratio of CNTs. The supercapacitors prepared with the hybrid films exhibit high flexibility and keep their performances in a temperature range from −20 to 200°C. In addition, the devices display remarkable electrochemical and deformation stability at extreme temperature. This strategy has a potential for the more efficient preparation of flexible electrode materials.

Keywords

temperature-resistant 10-inch nanocarbon film flexible supercapacitor 

10英寸超大尺寸复合纳米薄膜用于耐温柔性超级电容器

摘要

现有超级电容器的工作温度区间约为150°C, 但柔性较差. 在实际工作环境中, 存在一些极端的温度环境, 比如, 极寒地区. 本文制备 了面积高达550 cm2 (常规尺寸的29倍)的石墨烯/碳纳米管/锰氧化物复合薄膜, 并将其用于耐温柔性超级电容器. 该电极材料的性能取决 于复合薄膜中石墨烯、碳纳米管和锰氧化物的比例. 此柔性超级电容器可在−20–200°C温度区间内保持良好的电化学性能和柔性, 表现出 优异的稳定性. 本文为复合纳米材料薄膜的大批量制备和适用于宽温度区间的柔性超级电容器的发展奠定了基础.

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Key Research and Development Program of Shandong Province (2017GGX20123) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of China (17CX02063 and 18CX02158A).

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Temperature-resistant and flexible supercapacitors based on 10-inch wafer-scale nanocarbon films

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringChina University of Petroleum (East China)QingdaoChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing, Center for Nano and Micro Mechanics (CNMM), School of Materials Science and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Division of Energy and Environment, Graduate School of ShenzhenTsinghua UniversityShenzhenChina

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