This study presents composite electrode materials based on graphene oxide (GO) and transition metal oxide nanostructures for supercapacitor applications. Electrophoretic deposition of GO on a conductive substrate was used to form reduced graphene oxide (rGO) films through chemical reduction. The specific capacitance of the rGO was calculated up to 117 F/g at 100 mV/s scan rate from KOH (1 M) electrolyte using an Ag/AgCl reference electrode. The strong interaction of GO with Co3O4 and MnO2 nanostructures was demonstrated in the self-assembled Langmuir–Blodgett monolayer composite, showing the potential to fabricate thin film supercapacitor electrodes without using binder materials. This two-step process is nontoxic and scalable and holds promise for improved energy density from redox capacitance in comparison with the conventional double layer supercapacitors.

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