Supercapacitors have attracted considerable attention due to their advantages, including being lightweight and having rapid charge-discharge, a good rate capability, and high cyclic stability. Electrodes are one of the most important factors influencing the performance of supercapacitors. Herein, a three-dimensional network of rough and porous micropebbles of CeCu2Si2 has been prepared using a one-step procedure and tested for the first time as a supercapacitor electrode. The synthesized material was extensively characterized in a three-electrode configuration using different electrochemical techniques, such as cyclic voltammetry (CV), galvanostatic charge and discharge (GCD) tests, and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). CeCu2Si2 shows rather high mass-capacitance values: 278 F/g at 1 A/g and 295 F/g at 10 mV/s. Moreover, the material exhibits remarkable long-term stability: 98% of the initial capacitance was retained after 20,000 cycles at 10 A/g and the Coulombic efficiency remains equal to 100% at the end of the cycles.
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