volume 13, issue 5, P2977 2021
DOI: 10.3390/su13052977
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Kudzai Mugadza, Annegret Stark, Patrick G. Ndungu, Vincent O. Nyamori

Abstract: The ongoing research toward meeting global energy demands requires novel materials from abundant renewable resources. This work involves an investigation on nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes (N-CNTs) synthesized from relatively low-cost and readily available biomass as carbon precursors and their use as electrodes for supercapacitors. The influence of the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride, or its combination with either sugarcane bagasse or cellulose (IL-CNTs, ILBag-CNTs, and ILCel-CNTs, respecti…

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