Electrochemical reactivity on conducting polymer alloys

Vanessa Armel, Orawan Winther-Jensen, Meng Zhang, Bjorn Winther Jensen

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Abstract

Embedding macromolecules and active centers such as inorganic nano-particles into conducting polymers (CPs) has been an ongoing challenge due to the normally harsh conditions required during chemical or electrochemical polymerization that limits the selection of the functional molecules to be incorporated. By developing alternative approaches for incorporating various organic and inorganic materials into CPs it has been possible to obtain efficient charge transfer within the 'alloys'. In this report, two facile techniques are discussed for obtaining such composites: 1) In-situ polymerisation of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) in the presence of non-conducting polymers and 2) electrochemical deposition in-organic nano-particles inside PEDOT.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMulti-Functional Materials and Structures IV
Pages489-492
Number of pages4
Volume747
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Conference on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures, MFMS 2013 - Sathorn-Taksin, Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 2013 Jul 142013 Jul 17

Publication series

NameAdvanced Materials Research
Volume747
ISSN (Print)10226680

Other

Other4th International Conference on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures, MFMS 2013
CountryThailand
CitySathorn-Taksin, Bangkok
Period13/7/1413/7/17

Keywords

  • Conducting polymer composites
  • Electro-deposition
  • Nano-particles
  • PEDOT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Armel, V., Winther-Jensen, O., Zhang, M., & Winther Jensen, B. (2013). Electrochemical reactivity on conducting polymer alloys. In Multi-Functional Materials and Structures IV (Vol. 747, pp. 489-492). (Advanced Materials Research; Vol. 747). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.747.489