Smart Supercapacitors

Smart Supercapacitors

Fundamentals, Structures, and Applications

1st Edition - October 19, 2022

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  • Editors: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, M. Basheer Ahamed
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323905633
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905305

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Smart Supercapacitors: Fundamentals, Structures and Applications presents current research and technology surrounding smart supercapacitors, also exploring their rapidly emerging characteristics and future potential advancements. The book begins by describing the basics and fundamentals related to supercapacitors and their applicability as smart and next generation energy storing devices. Subsequent sections discuss electrode materials, their fabrication, specific designing techniques, and a review of the application and commercialization of this technology. This book will appeal to researchers and engineers from both academia and industry, making it a vital resource to help them revolutionize modern supercapacitors.

Key Features

  • Explores the potential applications of supercapacitors
  • Covers the entire spectrum of new advances and recent trends on research in supercapacitors
  • Explains reliability, safety, economics and market trends surrounding the use of supercapacitors from a sustainable perspective


Materials Scientists and Engineers in academia and R & D. Mechanical and Chemical Engineers

Table of Contents

  • Part One: Fundamentals of supercapacitors
    1 General introduction about electrochemistry and supercapacitors
    2 Historical perspective of electrochemical energy storage devices
    3 Supercapacitors—new developments
    4 Fundamental understanding of charge storage mechanism
    5 Fundamentals of supercapacitors
    6 Research and technology on smart supercapacitors
    7 Rapidly emerging aspects & future R&D directions for supercapacitor
    8 Smart supercapacitors—a new perspective

    Part Two: Material for Supercapacitors
    9 Electrode materials for EDLC and pseudocapacitors
    10 Hybrid supercapacitors, formation, and new advances with different electrochemical electrodes based on layered double hydroxides (LDHs), metal–organic framework (MOF) materials, smart supercapacitors
    11 Electrolyte materials for supercapacitors
    12 Nanomaterials for supercapacitors
    13 Nanocarbons (graphene, etc.), MXenes for energy storage applications
    14 Novel designs of carbon electrodes for the technological improvement of electrochemical capacitors

    Part Three: Structures for Supercapacitors
    15 Design and fabrication of supercapacitors
    16 Development of symmetric and asymmetric supercapacitors–a step towards efficient and practical energy storage
    17 Metal-based hybrid capacitors
    18 Recent progress on materials, architecture, and performances of hybrid battery-supercapacitors

    Part Four: Smart Supercapacitors
    19 Transport supercapacitors
    20 Flexible supercapacitors
    21 Recent advances in microsupercapacitors: material design, system construction, and applications
    22 Wearable supercapacitors
    23 Stretchable supercapacitor
    24 Healable supercapacitors

    Part Five: Sustainable Supercapacitor
    25 Industrial manufacturing of supercapacitors
    26 Testing and measurement techniques for supercapacitors
    27 Comparison between supercapacitors and other energy storing electrochemical devices
    28 Sustainability of current state-of-the-art supercapacitors: a case study
    29 Quasi-solid-state electrolytes for pseudocapacitors and batteries

    Part Six: Current problems and future development directions of Smart Supercapacitors
    30 Commercialization and market for supercapacitor
    31 Potential impact of smart-hybrid supercapacitors in novel electronic devices and electric vehicles
    32 Future of smart supercapacitors


Product details

  • No. of pages: 900
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: October 19, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323905633
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323905305

About the Editors

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD, is an adjunct professor and director of laboratories in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, United States. His research is focused on the applications of nanotechnology and advanced materials, environmental management, analytical chemistry, smart materials and technologies, and other various industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of around hundred (100) books, including scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas. He has published with ELSEVIER, American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, SPRINGER John Wiley & Sons, and CRC Press.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD,Adjunct Professor and Director of Laboratories, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, USA

M. Basheer Ahamed

Dr. M. Basheer Ahamed is a professor in the Department of Physics, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has 33 years of teaching experience to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Engineering and Technology. He has 21 years of research experience in different areas of nanotechnology and Laser Technology. He has published more than 100 research papers in reputed International journals. He has to his credit 35 papers in National and International conferences, 12 book chapters and one book. His current research interests include supercapacitors, polymer nanocomposite materials for energy storage and EMI Shielding applications, nanomaterials, nonlinear optics, laser materials and crystal growth..

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Physics, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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