Enhanced capacitance of manganese oxide via confinement inside carbon nanotubes

Wei Chen, Zhongli Fan, Lin Gu, Xinhe Bao, Chunlei Wang*

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The confinement within carbon nanotubes (CNTs) improves the electrochemical reversibility of CNT-confined MnO2 nanoparticles and benefits their capacitive enhancement, which exhibit a specific capacitance of 225 F g -1 for the composites and MnO2 normalized capacitance as high as 1250 F g-1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3905-3907
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number22
StatePublished - Jun 14 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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