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Low temperature double-layer capacitors with improved energy density: an overview of recent development efforts

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dc.contributor.author Brandon, Erik J.
dc.contributor.author West, William C.
dc.contributor.author Smart, Marshall C.
dc.contributor.author Korenblit, Yair
dc.contributor.author Kajdos, Adam
dc.contributor.author Kvit, Alexander
dc.contributor.author Jagiello, Jacek
dc.contributor.author Yushin, Gleb
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-01T16:23:20Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-01T16:23:20Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-11
dc.identifier.citation Power Sources Conference, Las Vegas Nevada, June 11-14, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 12-1470
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/42787
dc.description.abstract Electrochemical double-layer capacitors are finding increased use in a wide range of energy storage applications, particularly where high pulse power capabilities are required. Double-layer capacitors store charge at a liquid/solid interface, making them ideal for low temperature power applications, due to the facile kinetic processes associated with the rearrangement of the electrochemical double-layer at these temperatures. Potential low temperature applications include hybrid and electric vehicles, operations in polar regions, high altitude aircraft and aerospace avionics, and distributed environmental and structural health monitoring. State-of-the-art capacitors can typically operate to -40°C, with a subsequent degradation in power performance below room temperature. However, recent efforts focused on advanced electrolyte and electrode systems can enable operation to temperatures as low as -70°C, with capacities similar to room temperature values accompanied by reasonably low equivalent series resistances. This presentation will provide an overview of recent development efforts to extend and improve the wide temperature performance of these devices. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012. en_US
dc.subject Supercapacitors en_US
dc.subject ultracapacitors en_US
dc.subject double-layer capacitors en_US
dc.subject low temperature electrolytes en_US
dc.subject zeolite templated carbons en_US
dc.title Low temperature double-layer capacitors with improved energy density: an overview of recent development efforts en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Energy Production and Conversion en_US


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