Electronic Materials Letters

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 719–734 | Cite as

Chemically modified graphene based supercapacitors for flexible and miniature devices

Review Paper 2015 POSCO Academic Award Article


Rapid progress in the portable and flexible electronic devises has stimulated supercapacitor research towards the design and fabrication of high performance flexible devices. Recent research efforts for flexible supercapacitor electrode materials are highly focusing on graphene and chemically modified graphene owing to the unique properties, including large surface area, high electrical and thermal conductivity, excellent mechanical flexibility, and outstanding chemical stability. This invited review article highlights current status of the flexible electrode material research based on chemically modified graphene for supercapacitor application. A variety of electrode architectures prepared from chemically modified graphene are summarized in terms of their structural dimensions. Novel prototypes for the supercapacitor aiming at flexible miniature devices, i.e. microsupercapacitor with high energy and power density are highlighted. Future challenges relevant to graphene-based flexible supercapacitors are also suggested.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Materials Science & EngineeringKAISTDaejeonKorea

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