SCIENTIA SINICA Chimica, Volume 45, Issue 6: 614-623(2015) https://doi.org/10.1360/N032014-00289

Synthesis of three-dimensional ordered porous carbon materials using colloidal crystal template method and its application in electrochemistry

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  • AcceptedNov 18, 2014
  • PublishedJun 2, 2015


The preparation of three-dimensional ordered porous carbon materials (3DOPC) using colloidal crystal template (CCT) method is simple, economical and reproducible. Colloidal crystals play a supporting role in skeleton and can flexibly regulate the structure of the materials by modifying the structure of CCT which is a highly controllable hard-template. The 3DOPC has a large specific surface area, high porosity, and low bending spherical pores, which makes it widely applied in the field of adsorption, catalysis, energy reserves and other areas. This article reviews the recent synthesis of 3DOPC materials by CCT method and its application in electrochemistry, focusing on the different colloidal crystal template methods to prepare 3DOPC, the application in electrochemistry and the prospects of its research.


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