Advanced Materials

Supercapacitor Nanostructures: Carbon Nanocages as Supercapacitor Electrode Materials (Adv. Mater. 3/2012)

Authors

  • Ke Xie,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Xingtai Qin,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Xizhang Wang,

    Corresponding author
    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
    • Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China.

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  • Yangnian Wang,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Haisheng Tao,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Qiang Wu,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Lijun Yang,

    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
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  • Zheng Hu

    Corresponding author
    1. Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China
    • Key Laboratory of Mesoscopic Chemistry of MOE, Jiangsu Provincial Lab for Nanotechnology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 210093, P. R. China.

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Abstract

Carbon nanocages that demonstrate high specific capacitance in a wide range of charging–discharging rates with high stability, superior to the most carbonaceous supercapacitor electrode materials to date, are presented by Xizhang Wang, Zheng Hu, and coworkers on page 347. The large specific surface area, good mesoporosity, and regular structure are responsible for the excellent performance.

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