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Electrical double-layer capacitors

fundamentals, characteristics, and equivalent circuits

Co-Author - Jayathu Fernando

Abstract

In this detailed chapter on supercapacitors, electrochemistry aspects are used to explain the behavior of practical devices available in the commercial domain, with futuristic overview on how the work going on in electrochemistry research labs could help the future of new devices. Common applications such as electric vehicles and power quality products are used to appreciate the essential properties, models, and equivalent circuits.

Keywords

EDL

EDLC

Pseudocapacitors

Activated carbon

Electrolytes

Diffusion

EDLC modeling

Equivalent circuits

Porous electrodes

Pore types

Nyquist plots

Balancing

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