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Enhanced Supercapacitor Performance of N-Doped Mesoporous Carbons Prepared from a Gelatin Biomolecule

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  • Dr. Dattatray S. Dhawale,

    1. Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Queensland 4072 (Australia), Fax: (+61) 733463973
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  • Dr. Gurudas P. Mane,

    1. International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, World Premier International (WPI) Research Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan)
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  • Stalin Joseph,

    1. Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Queensland 4072 (Australia), Fax: (+61) 733463973
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  • Dr. Chokkalingam Anand,

    1. Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Queensland 4072 (Australia), Fax: (+61) 733463973
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  • Prof. Katsuhiko Ariga,

    1. International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, World Premier International (WPI) Research Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044 (Japan)
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  • Prof. Ajayan Vinu

    Corresponding author
    1. Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Queensland 4072 (Australia), Fax: (+61) 733463973
    • Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Queensland 4072 (Australia), Fax: (+61) 733463973
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Abstract

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Nitrogen-containing mesoporous carbon electrodes with tunable pore diameters for supercapacitor applications are synthesized by the nanocasting technique using a naturally abundant gelatin polymer as the single precursor for nitrogen and carbon.

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