Historical Background and Present Status of the Supercapacitors

  • Aneeya K. Samantara
  • Satyajit Ratha
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Materials book series (BRIEFSMATERIALS)


After the invention of supercapacitors, so many modifications in their fabrication process has been incorporated keeping in mind for commercialization toward practical application. Not only the design but also more emphasis has been given on the development of active electrode materials to achieve better charge storage performances. Therefore, the background of supercapacitor and their current status has been discussed in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aneeya K. Samantara
    • 1
    • 2
  • Satyajit Ratha
    • 3
  1. 1.Colloids and Materials Chemistry DepartmentCSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Academy of Scientific and Innovative ResearchNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.School of Basic SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BhubaneswarBhubaneswarIndia

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