Fundamentals and Supercapacitor Applications of 2D Materials

Fundamentals and Supercapacitor Applications of 2D Materials

1st Edition - May 4, 2021

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  • Editors: Chandra Rout, Dattatray Late
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128219942
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128219935

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Fundamentals and Applications of Supercapacitor 2D Materials covers different aspects of supercapacitor 2D materials, including their important properties, synthesis, and recent developments in supercapacitor applications of engineered 2D materials. In addition, theoretical investigations and various types of supercapacitors based on 2D materials such as symmetric, asymmetric, flexible, and micro-supercapacitors are covered. This book is a useful resource for research scientists, engineers, and students in the fields of supercapacitors, 2D nanomaterials, and energy storage devices. Due to their sub-nanometer thickness, 2D materials have a high packing density, which is suitable for the fabrication of highly-packed energy supplier/storage devices with enhanced energy and power density. The flexibility of 2D materials, and their good mechanical properties and high packing densities, make them suitable for the development of thin, flexible, and wearable devices.

Key Features

  • Explores recent developments and looks at the importance of 2D materials in energy storage technologies
  • Presents both the theoretical and DFT related studies
  • Discusses the impact on performance of various operating conditions
  • Includes a brief overview of the applications of supercapacitors in various industries, including aerospace, defense, biomedical, environmental, energy, and automotive


Materials Scientists and Engineers, particularly those working in field of nanomaterials and layered materials. R&D in electronics. Chemists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    CHANDRA S. ROUT Sr. and Dattatray J. Late V
    2. Structure and properties of 2D materials in general and importance to energy storage
    Dattatray J. Late V
    3. Synthesis and characterization of 2D materials
    Dattatray J. Late V
    4. Theoretical and DFT related studies of Supercapacitors based on 2D materials
    Brahmananda Chakraborty
    5. Supercapacitors based on graphene and its hybrids
    Jogendra Behera
    6. Supercapacitors based on 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) and its hybrids
    7. Supercapacitors based on 2D Metal Oxides, hydroxides and its hybrids
    Dattatray J. Late V and Bhaskar R. Sathe
    8. Supercapacitors based on MXenes (Transition metal carbides and nitrides) and its hybrids
    Dickson D. Babu and Siby Thomas
    9. 2D Metal Carbides and their Hybrid Nanostructure: Fundamental, Synthesis and Applications
    Dattatray J. Late V and Bhalchandra Kakade
    10. Flexible supercapacitors based on 2D materials
    Sushmee Badhulika
    11. Microsupercapacitors supercapacitor based on 2D materials for electronic applications
    12. Engineering 2D materials for high performance supercapacitor devices
    Dattatray J. Late V
    13. Summary and future perspectives
    Dattatray J. Late V and CHANDRA S. ROUT Sr.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 414
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: May 4, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128219942
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128219935

About the Editors

Chandra Rout

Dr. Chandra Sekhar Rout is a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India. He did his postdoctoral research at National University of Singapore (2008-2009), Purdue University, USA (2010-2012) and UNIST, South Korea (2012-2013). He joined IIT Bhubaneswar in 2013 and he is actively involved in both research and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students there. His research interests include preparation and characterization of two-dimensional layered nanomaterials and their nanocarbon hybrids for chemical sensors and biosensors, supercapacitors and energy storage devices, field emitters and electronic devices. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 research papers in international journals. He has been awarded prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship and Young Scientist award of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in 2013, Young researcher award from Venus International Foundation, India in 2015, IAAM medal 2017 and emerging investigator award 2017. He is an associate editor of “RSC Advances” a journal of Royal Society of Chemistry and “American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences” of Science Publications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Member of the Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India

Dattatray Late

Dr. Dattatray J. Late after completing his PhD with Prof. D. S. Joag, he worked as a DST Post-doctoral Fellow on Nanoscience & Technology with Prof. C. N. R Rao at JNCASR, Bangalore (2008-2010). He currently holds the position of AcSIR Assistant Professor, Scientist, and DST Ramanujan National Fellow at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. His current research interests include synthesis of atomically thin nanosheets of inorganic layered materials for nanoelectronic device applications, catalysts for water splitting, H2 generation, etc., and Raman spectroscopy. He has authored or co-authored more than 140 research papers in international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

AcSIR Assistant Professor, Scientist, and DST Ramanujan National Fellow, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, University of Pune, India

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