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dc.title Construction of hierarchical CuO/Cu2O@NiCo2S4 Nanowire arrays on copper foam for high performance supercapacitor electrodes en
dc.contributor.author Zhou, Luoxiao
dc.contributor.author He, Ying
dc.contributor.author Jia, Congpu
dc.contributor.author Pavlínek, Vladimír
dc.contributor.author Sáha, Petr
dc.contributor.author Cheng, Qilin
dc.relation.ispartof Nanomaterials
dc.identifier.issn 2079-4991 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 7
utb.relation.issue 9
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/nano7090273
dc.relation.uri http://www.mdpi.com/2079-4991/7/9/273/htm
dc.subject copper oxide en
dc.subject nickel cobalt sulfide en
dc.subject hierarchical composite nanowires en
dc.subject supercapacitor en
dc.subject electrochemical properties en
dc.description.abstract Hierarchical copper oxide @ ternary nickel cobalt sulfide (CuO/Cu2O@NiCo2S4) core-shell nanowire arrays on Cu foam have been successfully constructed by a facile two-step strategy. Vertically aligned CuO/Cu2O nanowire arrays are firstly grown on Cu foam by one-step thermal oxidation of Cu foam, followed by electrodeposition of NiCo2S4 nanosheets on the surface of CuO/Cu2O nanowires to form the CuO/Cu2O@NiCo2S4 core-shell nanostructures. Structural and morphological characterizations indicate that the average thickness of the NiCo2S4 nanosheets is ~20 nm and the diameter of CuO/Cu2O core is ~50 nm. Electrochemical properties of the hierarchical composites as integrated binder-free electrodes for supercapacitor were evaluated by various electrochemical methods. The hierarchical composite electrodes could achieve ultrahigh specific capacitance of 3.186 F cm-2 at 10 mA cm-2, good rate capability (82.06% capacitance retention at the current density from 2 to 50 mA cm-2) and excellent cycling stability, with capacitance retention of 96.73% after 2000 cycles at 10 mA cm-2. These results demonstrate the significance of optimized design and fabrication of electrode materials with more sufficient electrolyte-electrode interface, robust structural integrity and fast ion/electron transfer. © 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007498
utb.identifier.obdid 43877156
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85029754870
utb.identifier.wok 000411522600042
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-16T14:43:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-16T14:43:39Z
dc.description.sponsorship 21371057, NSFC, National Natural Science Foundation of China
dc.description.sponsorship National Key R&D Program of China [2016YFE0131200]; National Natural Science Foundation of China [21371057]; International Cooperation Project of Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Committee [15520721100]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
utb.contributor.internalauthor He, Ying
utb.contributor.internalauthor Pavlínek, Vladimír
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sáha, Petr
utb.contributor.internalauthor Cheng, Qilin
utb.fulltext.affiliation Luoxiao Zhou 1 , Ying He 1,2, *, Congpu Jia 1 , Vladimir Pavlinek 2 , Petr Saha 2 and Qilin Cheng 1,2, * 1 Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, 200237 Shanghai, China; czlx1990@126.com (L.Z.); congpujia@163.com (C.J.) 2 Centre of Polymer Systems, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, nam. T. G. Masaryka 5555, 760 01 Zlin, Czech Republic; vpavlinek@seznam.cz (V.P.); saha@utb.cz (P.S.) * Correspondence: rehey@ecust.edu.cn (Y.H.); chengql@ecust.edu.cn (Q.C.); Tel.: +86-21-64251186 (Y.H.); +86-21-64252181 (Q.C.)
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 13 August 2017 Accepted: 11 September 2017 Published: 15 September 2017
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship This work was supported by National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFE0131200), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21371057) and International Cooperation Project of Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Committee (15520721100).
utb.scopus.affiliation Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China; Centre of Polymer Systems, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, nam. T. G. Masaryka 5555, Zlin, Czech Republic
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