Review on Activated Carbon for Supercapacitors


  • Rajesh Shrestha

    Tri Chandra Multiple Campus, Ghantaghar, Kathmandu, 44605, Nepal

  • Narendra Phulara

    Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, 46000, Nepal

Received: 21 December 2023 | Revised: 14 January 2024 | Accepted: 15 January 2024 | Published Online: 26 January 2024


Carbon is a lavish element that has a large number of composite elements. Activated carbon is the main source for storing the charge in the Supercapacitor. The management of waste is a big issue in Kathmandu Valley, and by converting the waste into activated carbon the waste management is somehow solved. The wet blue leather waste is found to be more reliable for making supercapacitors than the other waste material. The lowest value of capacitance is found in the eggshell material.


Carbon, Capacitance, Composite element, Supercapacitor, Waste


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How to Cite

Shrestha, R., & Phulara, N. (2024). Review on Activated Carbon for Supercapacitors. Semiconductor Science and Information Devices, 5(2), 11–18.