A Double Layer Supercapacitor for Wide Temperature Range

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The cyclic voltammetry was used to study the behavior of a symmetric supercapacitor with activated carbon cloth electrodes and a solution of an ionic liquid (C8H15N2PF6) in freon-22 as an electrolyte in the temperature range from  − 140 to  + 130°C. The measurements were carried out in a special autoclave. At temperatures above 90°C, the supercapacitor exhibits purely capacitive behavior, whereas at the temperature lowering, the influence of resistance strongly increases.


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