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Title: Flexible and conductive waste tire-derived carbon/polymer composite paper as pseudocapacitive electrode

Abstract

A method of making a supercapacitor from waste tires, includes the steps of providing rubber pieces and contacting the rubber pieces with a sulfonation bath to produce sulfonated rubber; pyrolyzing the sulfonated rubber to produce a tire-derived carbon composite comprising carbon black embedded in rubber-derived carbon matrix comprising graphitized interface portions; activating the tire-derived carbon composite by contacting the tire-derived carbon composite with a specific surface area-increasing composition to increase the specific surface area of the carbon composite to provide an activated tire-derived carbon composite; and, mixing the activated tire-derived carbon composite with a monomer and polymerizing the monomer to produce a redox-active polymer coated, activated tire-derived carbon composite. The redox-active polymer coated, activated tire-derived carbon composite can be formed into a film. An electrode and a supercapacitor are also disclosed.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1433852
Patent Number(s):
9941058
Application Number:
14/852,073
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN); DREXEL UNIVERSITY (Philadelphia, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01G - CAPACITORS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Sep 11
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Naskar, Amit K., Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Boota, Muhammad, and Gogotsi, Yury. Flexible and conductive waste tire-derived carbon/polymer composite paper as pseudocapacitive electrode. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Naskar, Amit K., Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Boota, Muhammad, & Gogotsi, Yury. Flexible and conductive waste tire-derived carbon/polymer composite paper as pseudocapacitive electrode. United States.
Naskar, Amit K., Paranthaman, Mariappan Parans, Boota, Muhammad, and Gogotsi, Yury. Tue . "Flexible and conductive waste tire-derived carbon/polymer composite paper as pseudocapacitive electrode". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1433852.
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abstractNote = {A method of making a supercapacitor from waste tires, includes the steps of providing rubber pieces and contacting the rubber pieces with a sulfonation bath to produce sulfonated rubber; pyrolyzing the sulfonated rubber to produce a tire-derived carbon composite comprising carbon black embedded in rubber-derived carbon matrix comprising graphitized interface portions; activating the tire-derived carbon composite by contacting the tire-derived carbon composite with a specific surface area-increasing composition to increase the specific surface area of the carbon composite to provide an activated tire-derived carbon composite; and, mixing the activated tire-derived carbon composite with a monomer and polymerizing the monomer to produce a redox-active polymer coated, activated tire-derived carbon composite. The redox-active polymer coated, activated tire-derived carbon composite can be formed into a film. An electrode and a supercapacitor are also disclosed.},
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