Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 23, Issue 12, pp 3429–3435 | Cite as

MOF assisted synthesis of new porous nickel phosphate nanorods as an advanced electrode material for energy storage application

  • P. Suganya
  • A. Venkadesh
  • J. Mathiyarasu
  • S. RadhakrishnanEmail author
Original Paper


A highly uniform porous 1-D nickel pyrophosphate (PNP) nanorods have been developed by a simple and green approach for the first time and served as excellent electrode materials for energy storage application. The as-prepared materials were characterized by XRD, FE-SEM, HR-TEM and cyclic voltammetry methods. The PNP materials have demonstrated good performance in capacitance, with a higher specific capacitance of 1517 F g−1 at 0.5 A g−1, good capacity retention (58%) at 5 A g−1, and excellent cyclic stability up to 3000 charge-discharge cycles (81.5%).


Nickel phosphate Porous materials Electrochemical supercapacitor MOF 



Dr. S. Radhakrishnan acknowledges the DST, New Delhi, India for the DST-Inspire Faculty Award (DST/INSPIRE/04/2015/002259).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Suganya
    • 1
  • A. Venkadesh
    • 1
  • J. Mathiyarasu
    • 1
  • S. Radhakrishnan
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Electrodics and Electrocatalysis DivisionCSIR-Central Electrochemical Research InstituteKaraikudiIndia

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