Polypyrrole/titanium oxide nanotube arrays composites as an active material for supercapacitors

Min Seok Kim, Jong Hyeok Park

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Abstract

The authors present the first reported use of vertically oriented titanium oxide nanotube/polypyrrole (PPy) nanocomposites to increase the specific capacitance of TiO 2 based energy storage devices. To increase their electrical storage capacity, titanium oxide nanotubes were coated with PPy and their morphologies were characterized. The incorporation of PPy increased the specific capacitance of the titanium oxide nanotube based supercapacitor system, due to their increased surface area and additional pseudo-capacitance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4522-4526
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 May 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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