Fabrication and electrochemical properties of carbon nanotube film electrodes

Jae Hong Kim, Kyung Wan Nam, Sang Bok Ma, Kwang Bum Kim

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Carbon nanotube (CNT) film electrodes were fabricated by a novel process involving the electrostatic spray deposition (ESD) of a CNT solution. Acid treated CNTs were dispersed in an aqueous solvent through sonication and then the CNT solution was electrostatically sprayed onto a metallic substrate by the ESD method. The CNT film electrodes showed well-entangled and interconnected porous structures with good adherence to the substrate. A specific capacitance of 108 F/g was achieved for the electrodes in 1 M H2SO4. In addition, the CNT film electrode showed good high rate capability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1963-1968
Number of pages6
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the ERC program of MOST/KOSEF (Grant No. R11-2002-102-00000-0) and a grant from the Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) of the 21st Century Frontier R&D Program funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)


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