Polyaniline/MoSX supercapacitor by electrodeposition

Yong Wang, Carmen C. Mayorga-Martinez, Martin Pumera

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Abstract

A facile, low cost, and mass production strategy to prepare polyaniline (PANI)/molybdenum sulfide (MoSx) supercapacitor material was conducted via electrodeposition. PANI was electrodeposited on glassy carbon through chrono amperometry followed by electrodeposition of MoSx via chrono potentiometry from ammonium tetrathiomolybdate precursor. X-ray photoelectron spectrum, SEM, and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopic analyses showed that PANI/MoSx had superior capacitance of 48.64 mF/cm2 at a current density of 56.62 µA/cm2 and long-term stability without any degradation during the 150 cycles. The enhanced capacitance observed is attributed to the combination of electrochemical behaviors of PANI and MoSx.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)847-853
Number of pages7
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Volume90
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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