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In Situ Construction of Ag/Ni(OH)2 Composite Electrode by Combining Electroless Deposition Technology with Electrodeposition

Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory of Architectural Electricity & Comprehensive Energy Saving, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer, Jilin Jianzhu University, Changchun 130118, China
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Metals 2019, 9(8), 826; https://doi.org/10.3390/met9080826
Received: 1 July 2019 / Revised: 20 July 2019 / Accepted: 23 July 2019 / Published: 25 July 2019
The Ag/Ni(OH)2 composite electrode has been designed and in situ constructed on a copper substrate by combining electroless deposition technology with electrodeposition. The products can be directly used as a high performance binder free electrode. The synergistic effect between the Ag nanocubes (AgNCs) as backbones and the deposited Ni(OH)2 as the shell can significantly improve the electrochemical properties of the composite electrode. Moreover, this in situ growth strategy forms a strong bonding force of active materials to the substrate, which can improve the cycling performance and lower the equivalent series resistance. The Ag/Ni(OH)2 composite electrode exhibits enhanced electrochemical properties with a high specific capacitance of 3.704 F cm−2, coulombic efficiency of 88.3% and long-term cyclic stability. View Full-Text
Keywords: electroless deposition; electrodeposition; electrode material; nanocomposites electroless deposition; electrodeposition; electrode material; nanocomposites
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Lv, S.; Yang, F.; Chu, X.; Wang, H.; Yang, J.; Chi, Y.; Yang, X. In Situ Construction of Ag/Ni(OH)2 Composite Electrode by Combining Electroless Deposition Technology with Electrodeposition. Metals 2019, 9, 826.

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