• Nor Farahin Jafri
  • Norha Abdul Hadi


Recently, the development of activated carbon electrodes from agricultural waste biomass for application in supercapacitor is increasing. The use of agricultural waste biomass as precursor for the production of activated carbon become popular because it is economical, easily available and also beneficial in reducing waste disposal problem in agricultural industries. In this review, the biomass material for activated carbon using various activators is presented. The effects of activating methods which is physical and chemical activation on the properties of activated carbons are reviewed. Activated carbons produced were characterized using X-Ray diffraction for existence of carbon, scanning electron microscopy for investigating the morphologies of activated carbon and Brunauer Emmet Teller for surface area of activated carbon. Producing a high porosity and high surface area of activated carbon are essentials to fabricate a high quality of supercapacitor. With proper treatment, it is found that many agriculture wastes has high potential and carry good properties as an electrode in supercapacitor.


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How to Cite
YAHAYA BERMAKAI, MADHIYAH; JAFRI, Nor Farahin; ABDUL HADI, Norha. REVIEW ON BIOMASS ACTIVATED CARBON FOR SUPERCAPACITOR. Journal of Academia, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, p. 8-13, apr. 2021. ISSN 2289-6368. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 may 2024.

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