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dc.title A highly flexible supercapacitor based on MnO2/RGO nanosheets and bacterial cellulose-filled gel electrolyte en
dc.contributor.author Fei, Haojie
dc.contributor.author Saha, Nabanita
dc.contributor.author Kazantseva, Natalia E.
dc.contributor.author Moučka, Robert
dc.contributor.author Cheng, Qilin
dc.contributor.author Sáha, Petr
dc.relation.ispartof Materials
dc.identifier.issn 1996-1944 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 11
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ma10111251
dc.relation.uri http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/10/11/1251
dc.subject Bacterial cellulose en
dc.subject Flexible asymmetric supercapacitor en
dc.subject Gel electrolyte en
dc.subject Manganese dioxide en
dc.subject Reduced graphene oxide en
dc.subject Two-dimensional material en
dc.description.abstract The flexible supercapacitors (SCs) of the conventional sandwich-type structure have poor flexibility due to the large thickness of the final entire device. Herein, we have fabricated a highly flexible asymmetric SC using manganese dioxide (MnO2) and reduced graphene oxide (RGO) nanosheet-piled hydrogel films and a novel bacterial cellulose (BC)-filled polyacrylic acid sodium salt-Na2SO4 (BC/PAAS-Na2SO4) neutral gel electrolyte. Apart from being environmentally friendly, this BC/PAAS-Na2SO4 gel electrolyte has high viscosity and a sticky property, which enables it to combine two electrodes together. Meanwhile, the intertangling of the filled BC in the gel electrolyte hinders the decrease of the viscosity with temperature, and forms a separator to prevent the two electrodes from short-circuiting. Using these materials, the total thickness of the fabricated device does not exceed 120 μm. This SC device demonstrates high flexibility, where bending and even rolling have no obvious effect on the electrochemical performance. In addition, owing to the asymmetric configuration, the cell voltage of this flexible SC has been extended to 1.8 V, and the energy density can reach up to 11.7 Wh kg-1 at the power density of 441 W kg-1. This SC also exhibits a good cycling stability, with a capacitance retention of 85.5% over 5000 cycles. © 2017 by the authors. en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007585
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28610/17:63517142!RIV18-MSM-28610___
utb.identifier.obdid 43877132
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85033445317
utb.identifier.wok 000416786200029
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-15T16:31:31Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-15T16:31:31Z
dc.description.sponsorship Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports of the Czech Republic [LTACH17015]; NPU Program I [LO1504]; Operational Program Research and Development for Innovations - European Regional Development Fund (ERDF); national budget of the Czech Republic within the framework of the CPSstrengthening research capacity [CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0409]; Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic [IGA/CPS/2015/008, IGA/CPS/2016/003]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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utb.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
utb.contributor.internalauthor Fei, Haojie
utb.contributor.internalauthor Saha, Nabanita
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kazantseva, Natalia E.
utb.contributor.internalauthor Moučka, Robert
utb.contributor.internalauthor Cheng, Qilin
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sáha, Petr
utb.fulltext.affiliation Haojie Fei 1,*, Nabanita Saha 1, Natalia Kazantseva 1, Robert Moucka 1, Qilin Cheng 1,2 and Petr Saha 1 1 Centre of Polymer Systems, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Tř. T. Bati 5678, 76001 Zlin, Czech Republic; nabanita@cps.utb.cz (N.S.); kazantseva@cps.utb.cz (N.K.); moucka@cps.utb.cz (R.M.); chengql@ecust.edu.cn (Q.C.); saha@utb.cz (P.S.) 2 Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China * Correspondence: haojie@cps.utb.cz; Tel.: +420-57603-8156
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 4 October 2017; Accepted: 28 October 2017; Published: 30 October 2017
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship This work was mainly supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports of the Czech Republic (project no. LTACH17015), NPU Program I (LO1504) and Operational Program Research and Development for Innovations co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and national budget of the Czech Republic, within the framework of the CPS—strengthening research capacity (reg. number: CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0409). First author is thankful for Internal Grant Agency (IGA/CPS/2015/008 and IGA/CPS/2016/003) for the financial support received from Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic.
utb.scopus.affiliation Centre of Polymer Systems, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Tř. T. Bati 5678, Zlin, Czech Republic; Key Laboratory for Ultrafine Materials of Ministry of Education, School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
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utb.fulltext.projects CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0409
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