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High Volumetric Energy Density Hybrid Supercapacitors Based on Reduced Graphene Oxide Scrolls

High Volumetric Energy Density Hybrid Supercapacitors Based on Reduced Graphene Oxide Scrolls
So-Yeon Kim, Janardhanan R. Rani, Jae-Hyung Jang, Se-I Oh, Nayan Chandra Das, Ranjith Thangavel, Yun-Sung Lee, Jeong Min Woo
The low volumetric energy density of reduced graphene oxide (rGO)-based electrodes limits its application in commercial electrochemical energy storage devices that require high-performance energy storage capacities in small volumes. The volumetric energy density of rGO-based electrode materials is very low due to their low packing density. A supercapacitor with enhanced packing density and high volumetric energy density is fabricated using doped rGO scrolls (GFNSs) as the electrode material. The restacking of rGO sheets is successfully controlled through synthesizing the doped scroll structures while increasing the packing density. The fabricated cell exhibits an ultrahigh volumetric energy density of 49.66 Wh/L with excellent cycling stability (>10 000 cycles). This unique design strategy for the electrode material has significant potential for the future supercapacitors with high volumetric energy densities.

Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b03299

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b03299

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