Soft templated mesoporous manganese oxide/carbon nanotube composites via interfacial surfactant assembly

Chang Wook Lee, Seung Beom Yoon, Seong Min Bak, Joah Han, Kwang Chul Roh, Kwang Bum Kim

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Abstract

A mesoporous manganese oxide/carbon nanotube (CNT) composite was successfully synthesized using cetyltrimethylammonium bromide as a protection layer to prevent the direct contact between CNT and MnO4- ions, a linking agent to interact with MnO4- ions and a structure-directing agent for the formation of mesoporous oxide. The observed improvement in electrochemical utilization of MnO2 was due to the synergetic effect of the mesoporous structure and CNTs, which enhanced the overall electronic and ionic conductivities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3641-3647
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry A
Volume2
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar 14

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Materials Science(all)

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