One-step electrospinning of carbon nanowebs on metallic textiles for high-capacitance supercapacitor fabrics

Qiyao Huang, Libin Liu, Dongrui Wang, Junjun Liu, Jeffery HUANG, Zijian Zheng*

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Abstract

We report the development of high-performance wearable supercapacitor fabrics based on flexible metallic fabrics (Ni-cotton), on which nanofiber webs containing multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) are directly electrospun without the need for any post-treatment. The as-prepared fabric devices show a high areal capacitance of 973.5 mF cm-2 (2.5 mA cm-2) and ultrahigh stability in the bending test at a very small bending radius (2 mm). In addition, such supercapacitor fabrics can be integrated into commercial textiles with any desirable forms, indicating the remarkable application potentials in wearable electronics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6802-6808
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry A
Volume4
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Scopus Subject Areas

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

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