Carbon Based Nanomaterials for Energy Storage


Carbon Based Nanomaterials for Energy Storage

P. Senthil Kumar, K. Grace Pavithra, S. Ramalingam

In order to store or transfer energy researchers have been focusing on solid state batteries, flow batteries, flywheels, compressed air energy storage, thermal and pumped hydropower. In recently nanomaterials have attracted attention in the field of energy storage due to its fast recharging capability, better durability, and high storage capacity. The smallest size and high surface area per unit volume or mass make nanomaterials unique in showing electric, magnetic, optical, structural, mechanical and chemical characteristics. This chapter discusses current status and future development trends of carbon nanomaterials in the field of energy storage systems.

Non-Renewable, Nanomaterial, Recharging Capability, Physicochemical Properties, Energy Storage

Published online 11/20/2018, 24 pages


Part of the book on Carbonaceous Composite Materials

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