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Title: Recent Progress on Laser Manufacturing of Microsize Energy Devices on Flexible Substrates

We report on the impact of laser processing on material and device performance characteristics for integrated energy applications. A femtosecond laser was used for development of flexible and transparent supercapacitors, while a nanosecond laser was successfully exploited for high-performance Al–air battery development. A laser direct-write process enabled integration of a three-dimensional-structured micro-supercapacitor on flexible polymer substrate, exhibiting peak specific capacitance of 42.6 mF/cm 2 at current density of 0.1 mA/cm 2. Femtosecond laser processing was also exploited for development of a novel transparent supercapacitor on silk substrate. The MnO 2-coated transparent supercapacitors exhibited high transmittance exceeding 59%. Laser processing in combination with printing technique was used for development of a novel Al–air battery. The nanosecond laser process was effective in sintering the anode printed using Al nanoparticle ink. The efficiency of the laser sintering process was reflected in good battery discharge performance.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Sichuan Univ., Chengdu (China)
  3. Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  5. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
JOM. Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 70; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1047-4838
Publisher:
Springer
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE
OSTI Identifier:
1476404

Yu, Yongchao, Wang, Shutong, Ma, Delong, Joshi, Pooran, and Hu, Anming. Recent Progress on Laser Manufacturing of Microsize Energy Devices on Flexible Substrates. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1007/s11837-018-2986-x.
Yu, Yongchao, Wang, Shutong, Ma, Delong, Joshi, Pooran, & Hu, Anming. Recent Progress on Laser Manufacturing of Microsize Energy Devices on Flexible Substrates. United States. doi:10.1007/s11837-018-2986-x.
Yu, Yongchao, Wang, Shutong, Ma, Delong, Joshi, Pooran, and Hu, Anming. 2018. "Recent Progress on Laser Manufacturing of Microsize Energy Devices on Flexible Substrates". United States. doi:10.1007/s11837-018-2986-x.
@article{osti_1476404,
title = {Recent Progress on Laser Manufacturing of Microsize Energy Devices on Flexible Substrates},
author = {Yu, Yongchao and Wang, Shutong and Ma, Delong and Joshi, Pooran and Hu, Anming},
abstractNote = {We report on the impact of laser processing on material and device performance characteristics for integrated energy applications. A femtosecond laser was used for development of flexible and transparent supercapacitors, while a nanosecond laser was successfully exploited for high-performance Al–air battery development. A laser direct-write process enabled integration of a three-dimensional-structured micro-supercapacitor on flexible polymer substrate, exhibiting peak specific capacitance of 42.6 mF/cm2 at current density of 0.1 mA/cm2. Femtosecond laser processing was also exploited for development of a novel transparent supercapacitor on silk substrate. The MnO2-coated transparent supercapacitors exhibited high transmittance exceeding 59%. Laser processing in combination with printing technique was used for development of a novel Al–air battery. The nanosecond laser process was effective in sintering the anode printed using Al nanoparticle ink. The efficiency of the laser sintering process was reflected in good battery discharge performance.},
doi = {10.1007/s11837-018-2986-x},
journal = {JOM. Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society},
number = 9,
volume = 70,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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