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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 42, Issue 19, pp 8158–8162 | Cite as

N and p doped poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) electrode materials for symmetric redox supercapacitors

  • D. Krishna BhatEmail author
  • M. Selva Kumar
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Abstract

A symmetric redox supercapacitor has been fabricated based on n and p doped Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)(PEDOT) coated on stainless steel (SS) electrodes. The characterization and performance of the supercapacitor has been studied by FTIR, Cyclic Voltammetry and AC Impedance spectroscopy. The supercapacitor showed a maximum specific capacitance of 121 F g−1 at a scan rate of 10 mV s−1. The time constant calculated for the supercapacitor through the active–reactive power behavior measurement was 12 milliseconds indicating the suitability of the system for efficient use at low frequency range.

Keywords

Capacitive Behavior Ammonium Perchlorate Stainless Steel Electrode Bu4N Tetrabutyl Ammonium Perchlorate 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The financial support in the form of an Institute Research Fellowship to MSK from National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal is gratefully acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryNational Institute of Technology Karnataka SurathkalMangaloreIndia

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