2-methylimidazole-derived Ni-Co layered double hydroxide nanosheets as high rate capability and high energy density storage material in hybrid supercapacitors

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Wang, Teng, Zhang, Shengli, Yan, Xingbin, Lyu, Miaoqiang, Wang, Lianzhou, Bell, John and Wang, Hongxia. 2017. "2-methylimidazole-derived Ni-Co layered double hydroxide nanosheets as high rate capability and high energy density storage material in hybrid supercapacitors." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9 (18), pp. 15510-15524. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b02987
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2-methylimidazole-derived Ni-Co layered double hydroxide nanosheets as high rate capability and high energy density storage material in hybrid supercapacitors

ERA Journal ID40638
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsWang, Teng (Author), Zhang, Shengli (Author), Yan, Xingbin (Author), Lyu, Miaoqiang (Author), Wang, Lianzhou (Author), Bell, John (Author) and Wang, Hongxia (Author)
Journal TitleACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Journal Citation9 (18), pp. 15510-15524
Number of Pages15
Year2017
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN1944-8244
1944-8252
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b02987
Web Address (URL)https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.7b02987
Abstract

A new method based on one-step solvothermal reaction is demonstrated to synthesize ultrathin Ni–Co layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanosheets, which grow directly on a flexible carbon fiber cloth (NiCo-LDH/CFC). Through using 2-methylimidazole as complex and methanol as solvent, the as-prepared NiCo-LDH/CFC shows a (003) facet preferential growth and an expanded interlayer spacing structure, resulting in a unique 3D porous nanostructure with a thickness of nanosheets of around 5–7 nm that shows high energy storage performance. By controlling the ratio of Ni/Co = 4:1 in the precursor solution, the electrode shows a specific capacitance of 2762.7 F g–1 (1243.2 C g–1) at a current density of 1 A g–1. Nevertheless, the optimal composition is obtained with Ni/Co = 1:1, which produces a specific capacitance of 2242.9 F g–1 (1009.3 C g–1) at 1 A g–1 and shows an excellent rate capability with 61% of the original capacitance being retained at a current density of 60 A g–1. The hybrid supercapacitor (HSC) based on the NiCo-LDH/CFC exhibits a maximum energy density of 59.2 Wh kg–1 and power densities of 34 kW kg–1, respectively. Long-term stability test shows that 82% of the original capacitance of the HSC remains after 5000 cycles. Importantly, the electrochemical performance of the solid-state flexible supercapacitors based on the prepared NiCo-LDH/CFC electrode showed a negligible change when the device was bent up to 180°. The performance of synthesized NiCo-LDH/CFC indicates the great potential of the material for delivering both high energy density and high power density in energy storage devices.

Keywordshybrid supercapacitor; NiCo-LDH nanosheets; binder-free; flexible; carbon fiber cloth; atomic thickness
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020349999. Other chemical sciences not elsewhere classified
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Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
University of Queensland
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Low hysteresis perovskite solar cells using an electron-beam evaporated WO3-x thin film as the electron transport layer
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Tuning the amount of oxygen vacancies in sputter-deposited SnOx films for enhancing the performance of perovskite solar cells
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High-Performance PEDOT: PSS Flexible Thermoelectric Materials and Their Devices by Triple Post-Treatments
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Multi-biofunctional properties of three species of cicada wings and biomimetic fabrication of nanopatterned titanium pillars
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Bacteria Death and Osteoblast Metabolic Activity Correlated to Hydrothermally Synthesised TiO2 Surface Properties
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Evaluation of Particle Beam Lithography for Fabrication of Metallic Nano-structures
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Inorganic p-type semiconductors and carbon materials based hole transport materials for perovskite solar cells
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Mechanical, bactericidal and osteogenic behaviours of hydrothermally synthesised TiO2 nanowire arrays
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In3Se4 and S-doped In3Se4 nano/micro-structures as new anode materials for Li-ion batteries
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In-doped Bi2Se3 hierarchical nanostructures as anode materials for Li-ion batteries
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Scalable low-cost SnS2 nanosheets as counter electrode building blocks for dye-sensitized solar cells
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Insight into the liquid state of organo-lead halide perovskites and their new roles in dye-sensitized solar cells
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A nanohybrid of CdTe@CdS nanocrystals and titania nanosheets with p-n nanojunctions for improved visible light-driven hydrogen production
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Activation of photocatalytic water oxidation on N-doped ZnO bundle-like nanoparticles under visible light
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ZnO-CdS@Cd heterostructure for effective photocatalytic hydrogen generation
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Microstructure construction and composition modification of CeO2 macrospheres with superior performance
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Bismuth oxychloride hollow microspheres with high visible light photocatalytic activity
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Nanosized anatase TiO2 single crystals with tunable exposed (001) facets for enhanced energy conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells
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Amino acid assisted synthesis of mesoporous TiO 2 nanocrystals for high performance dye-sensitized solar cells
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New electroless plating method for preparation of highly active Co-B catalysts for NaBH4 hydrolysis
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Nitrogen doping in ion-exchangeable layered tantalate towards visible-light induced water oxidation
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Photocatalytic water oxidation on F, N co-doped TiO2 with dominant exposed {001} facets under visible light
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A new type of carbon nitride-based polymer composite for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production
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Investigation on Temperature-Dependent Electrical Conductivity of Carbon Nanotube/Epoxy Composites for Sustainable Energy Applications
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Ethanol sensitivity of thermally evaporated nanostructured WO3 thin films doped and implanted with Fe
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