Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 1523–1533 | Cite as

Boron-doped nanoporous carbons as promising materials for supercapacitors and hydrogen storage

  • Nataliya Shcherban
  • Svitlana Filonenko
  • Pavel Yaremov
  • Vyacheslav Dyadyun
  • Igor Bezverkhyy
  • Vladimir Ilyin
Original Paper


Boron-doped carbon nanostructures were obtained via template and bulk synthesis from sucrose in the presence of boric acid. Synthesized B-containing mesoporous materials are characterized by high spatial ordering, developed surface (up to 870 m2/g), and porosity (up to 1.2 cm3/g). The obtained B-doped microporous materials exhibit high interfacial capacitance (up to 0.36 F/m2), which is higher than the available literature data and enables the use of synthesized samples as materials of supercapacitors. The capacity of electric double layer up to 300 F/g using sulfuric acid as the electrolyte was accumulated on microporous B-doped carbons.


Boron Boric Acid Boron Atom Mesoporous Carbon Boron Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nataliya Shcherban
    • 1
  • Svitlana Filonenko
    • 1
  • Pavel Yaremov
    • 1
  • Vyacheslav Dyadyun
    • 1
  • Igor Bezverkhyy
    • 2
  • Vladimir Ilyin
    • 1
  1. 1.L.V. Pisarzhevsky Institute of Physical ChemistryNAS of UkraineKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de BourgogneUMR 6303 CNRS-Université de Bourgogne 9Dijon CedexFrance

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