Frontiers of Materials Science

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 283–291 | Cite as

Nitrogen-oxygen co-doped corrugation-like porous carbon for high performance supercapacitor

  • Wang Yang
  • Wu Yang
  • Lina Kong
  • Shuanlong Di
  • Xiujuan QinEmail author
Research Article


Nitrogen-oxygen co-doped corrugation-like porous carbon (NO-PC) has been developed by direct pyrolysis of formaldehyde-melamine polymer containing manganese nitrate. The melamine, formaldehyde and manganese nitrate act as nitrogen, oxygen source and pore-foaming agent, respectively. NO-PC exhibits favorable porous architecture for efficient ion transfer and moderate heteroatom doping for additional pseudocapacitance, which synergistically enhances the electrochemical performance of the NO-PC-based supercapacitor. The electrode delivers specific capacitance of 240 F/g at 0.3 A/g when tested in 6 mol/L KOH electrolyte, good rate capability (capacitance retention of 83.3% at 5 A/g) as well as stable cycling performance (capacitance remains ~96% after 10000 cycles at 3 A/g). The facile synthesis with unique architecture and chemistry modification offers a promising candidate for electrode material of energy storage devices.


nitrogen-oxygen co-doping porous carbon supercapacitor 


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This work was financially supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province (B2018203330).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wu Yang
    • 1
  • Lina Kong
    • 1
  • Shuanlong Di
    • 1
  • Xiujuan Qin
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Hebei Key Laboratory of Applied Chemistry, College of Environmental and Chemical EngineeringYanshan UniversityQinhuangdaoChina
  2. 2.State key Laboratory of Metastable Materials Science and TechnologyYanshan UniversityQinhuangdaoChina

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