Third Milestone achieved!

We are proud to announce that GREENCAP has achieved another milestone: “Identification of the first set of functionalized EMs for SC using IL-based electrolytes”.

Graphene-based electrode materials (EMs) have been processed by means of biofunctionalization enabling nitrogen doping of up to 3 wt%, expanding their potential applications. These functionalized EMs have been integral in the development of advanced electrode designs for supercapacitors (SCs), including innovative ionogel-type electrodes. Notably, these electrodes feature a patented design utilizing pure ionic liquids (ILs) as electrolytes, offering distinct advantages such as non-flammability and extended temperature ranges. The utilization of functionalized EMs in these electrode designs has led to remarkable performance improvements. These SC electrodes boast high energy density, exceeding 30 Wh kg-1, along with impressive high-rate capability, surpassing the capabilities of traditional solid-state electrodes. Such advancements highlight the potential of biofunctionalized EMs in revolutionizing energy storage technologies. Furthermore, efforts have been directed towards enhancing the chemical stability and interlayer distance of V2C MXene through covalent functionalization with azobenzene sulfonic acid. This approach aims to optimize the electrochemical properties of V2C MXene, further expanding its applicability in SCs and other energy storage devices.

Ongoing research initiatives involve the covalent functionalization of Ti3C2Cl2, Ti2CBr2, and Ti2CCl2 MXenes. By employing similar strategies, we aim to achieve significant enhancements in the electrochemical performance of these MXenes, thus contributing to the continual evolution of advanced electrode materials for energy storage applications.

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