Preparation and Electrochemical Characterization of Mn/Pb Composite Oxides for Supercapacitors


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Mn/Pb composite oxides were prepared by solid-state reaction by KMnO4 with manganese acetate and lead acetate at low temperature. The products were characterized by XRD and TEM. The results show that the composite oxides are nano-size and amorphous structure. Electrochemical characterizations were performed by cyclic voltammetry (CV) and constant current charge-discharge in a three-electrode system. The potential windows of Mn/Pb composite oxides electrode are increased. With increasing the ratio of Pb, the specific capacitance goes through a maximum at 20% mol Pb. The specific capacitance of pure MnO2 is 158 F/g and is improved to 180 F/g for the Mn0.8Pb0.2Ox composite oxide by constant current discharge.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 336-338)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




Z. Zhang et al., "Preparation and Electrochemical Characterization of Mn/Pb Composite Oxides for Supercapacitors", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 470-473, 2007

Online since:

April 2007




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