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Feng LI(fli@imr.ac.cn)


An electrode material for electrochemical energy storage is one of the key components for high performance devices. In a variety of electrochemical energy storage systems, carbon materials, especially the lately emerged carbon nanomaterials including the carbon nanotube and graphene, have been playing a very important role and brought new vitality to the development and demonstration of the broad application prospects. In this review, we summarize the applications of various carbon materials in the typical electrochemical energy storage devices, namely lithium/sodium ion batteries, supercapacitors, and lithium-sulfur batteries, as well as flexible electrochemical energy storage and electrochemical catalysis. A perspective of novel carbon materials for the future energy storage and conversion will be drawn.

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carbon, electrochemistry, energy storage, catalysis, lithium-sulfur, oxygen reduction

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