Graphene-Based Materials for Micro-Supercapacitors

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Graphene-Based Materials for Micro-Supercapacitors

Akanksha R. Urade, Gurjinder Kaur, Indranil Lahiri

With the increase in the demand for flexible miniaturized electronic devices, there is a rapid development in micro-power sources. Recently developed on-chip micro-supercapacitors are raising possibilities for energy storage because of fast charge-discharge rates, higher power density and long lifetime than their counterparts. Among all the materials, graphene-based materials exhibit great potential in the development of thin, flexible and long-life micro-supercapacitors. This chapter presents fundamental working mechanism and design of planar interdigital micro-supercapacitors with particular emphasis on graphene-based micro-supercapacitors. New trends in the electrode preparations and fabrication techniques are identified. Finally, the future prospects in the development of graphene-based micro-supercapacitors are briefly discussed.

Keywords
Graphene, Carbon, Supercapacitors, Micro-Supercapacitors, Energy Storage

Published online 12/1/2019, 38 pages

Citation: Akanksha R. Urade, Gurjinder Kaur, Indranil Lahiri, Graphene-Based Materials for Micro-Supercapacitors, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 64, pp 129-166, 2020

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644900550-5

Part of the book on Graphene as Energy Storage Material for Supercapacitors

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