Dynamic switching of ionic conductivity by cooperative interaction of polyviologen and liquid crystals for efficient charge storage

Kan Hatakeyama, Takaaki Yamasaki, Takahiro Mizuma, Kenichi Oyaizu, Hiroyuki Nishide

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    The ionic conductivity of a liquid crystal electrolyte was switched along with redox reactions of polyviologen. The surface charge of the polymer determined the alignment and the bulk conductivity of the electrolyte. The cooperative switching firstly enabled the suppression of self-discharging and quick-response, giving rise to facile and persistent charge storage.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3249-3252
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry A
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Chemistry(all)
    • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
    • Materials Science(all)

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