skip to main content
OSTI.GOV title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles using sucrose and nickel acetate in a silica template

Abstract

New ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles have been successfully synthesized by carbonization of sucrose in the presence of nickel acetate inside SBA-15 mesoporous silica template. The obtained samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), nitrogen adsorption-desorption, and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The NiO nanoparticles were embedded inside the mesoporous carbon framework due to the simultaneous pyrolysis of nickel acetate during carbonization. The electrochemical testing of the as-made nanocomposites showed a large specific capacitance of 230 F g{sup -1} using 2 M KOH as the electrolyte at room temperature. This is attributed to the nanometer-sized NiO formed inside mesoporous carbons and the high surface area of the mesopores in which the NiO nanoparticles are formed. Furthermore, the synthetic process is proposed as a simple and general method for the preparation of new functionalized mesoporous carbon materials, for various applications in catalysis, sensor or advanced electrode material. - Graphical abstract: Schematic drawings of synthesis routes for the NiOCMK materials.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Nanomaterials Research Institute, College of Material Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016 (China)
  2. Nanomaterials Research Institute, College of Material Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016 (China), E-mail: jmcao@nuaa.edu.cn
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21015712
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Solid State Chemistry; Journal Volume: 180; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2006.10.024; PII: S0022-4596(06)00580-9; Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; ACETATES; ADSORPTION; CARBON; CARBONIZATION; CATALYSIS; COMPOSITE MATERIALS; DESORPTION; ELECTROCHEMISTRY; ELECTRODES; ELECTROLYTES; NANOSTRUCTURES; NICKEL COMPOUNDS; NICKEL OXIDES; NITROGEN; PARTICLES; POTASSIUM HYDROXIDES; PYROLYSIS; SACCHAROSE; SILICA; SURFACE AREA; SYNTHESIS; TEMPERATURE RANGE 0273-0400 K; TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Cao Yulin, Cao Jieming, Zheng Mingbo, Liu Jinsong, and Ji Guangbin. Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles using sucrose and nickel acetate in a silica template. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Cao Yulin, Cao Jieming, Zheng Mingbo, Liu Jinsong, & Ji Guangbin. Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles using sucrose and nickel acetate in a silica template. United States.
Cao Yulin, Cao Jieming, Zheng Mingbo, Liu Jinsong, and Ji Guangbin. Thu . "Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles using sucrose and nickel acetate in a silica template". United States. doi:.
@article{osti_21015712,
title = {Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles using sucrose and nickel acetate in a silica template},
author = {Cao Yulin and Cao Jieming and Zheng Mingbo and Liu Jinsong and Ji Guangbin},
abstractNote = {New ordered mesoporous carbons containing nickel oxide nanoparticles have been successfully synthesized by carbonization of sucrose in the presence of nickel acetate inside SBA-15 mesoporous silica template. The obtained samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), nitrogen adsorption-desorption, and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The NiO nanoparticles were embedded inside the mesoporous carbon framework due to the simultaneous pyrolysis of nickel acetate during carbonization. The electrochemical testing of the as-made nanocomposites showed a large specific capacitance of 230 F g{sup -1} using 2 M KOH as the electrolyte at room temperature. This is attributed to the nanometer-sized NiO formed inside mesoporous carbons and the high surface area of the mesopores in which the NiO nanoparticles are formed. Furthermore, the synthetic process is proposed as a simple and general method for the preparation of new functionalized mesoporous carbon materials, for various applications in catalysis, sensor or advanced electrode material. - Graphical abstract: Schematic drawings of synthesis routes for the NiOCMK materials.},
doi = {},
journal = {Journal of Solid State Chemistry},
number = 2,
volume = 180,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}