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MXene: A Potential Candidate for Yarn Supercapacitors

Abstract

The increasing developments in wearable electronics demand for compatible power sources such as yarn supercapacitors (YSCs) that can perform well in a limited footprint. MXene nanosheets, which are recently shown in the literature to have ultra-high volumetric capacitance are used here for the fabrication of YSCs in order to identify their potential merit and performance in YSCs. With the aid of a conductive binder (PEDOT-PSS), YSCs with high mass loading of MXene is demonstrated. These MXene-based YSCs show excellent device performance and stability even under bending and twisting. This work demonstrates that MXene is a promising candidate for YSCs and its further development can lead to flexible power sources with sufficient performance for powering miniaturized and/or wearable electronics.

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The article was received on 05 Sep 2017, accepted on 06 Nov 2017 and first published on 07 Nov 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7NR06619H
Citation: Nanoscale, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    MXene: A Potential Candidate for Yarn Supercapacitors

    J. Zhang, S. Seyedin, Z. Gu, W. Yang, X. Wang and J. M. Razal, Nanoscale, 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7NR06619H

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