Energy storage applications of activated carbons: supercapacitors and hydrogen storage

  title={Energy storage applications of activated carbons: supercapacitors and hydrogen storage},
  author={Marta Sevilla and Robert Mokaya},
  journal={Energy and Environmental Science},
Porous carbons have several advantageous properties with respect to their use in energy applications that require constrained space such as in electrode materials for supercapacitors and as solid state hydrogen stores. The attractive properties of porous carbons include, ready abundance, chemical and thermal stability, ease of processability and low framework density. Activated carbons, which are perhaps the most explored class of porous carbons, have been traditionally employed as catalyst… 

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