Phenoxy radical-substituted polythiophenes on micro comb-shape electrodes and their conductive characteristics

Manabu Tanaka, Kaoru Hatta, Remi Fujita, Hiroyuki Nishide, Ken Tsutsui, Yasuo Wada

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Abstract

Phenoxy radical-substituted polythiophenes were obtained via the oxidative polymerization and the following chemical oxidation. Micro comb-shape electrodes with various sizes were prepared using micro-fabrication techniques. Electric conductivity measurement of the radical polymers and their precursor polymers with the comb-shape electrodes revealed that radical generation influenced the conductivities of polymers. We discuss about the effect of radicals upon polymer conductivities through the conductivity measurements of polythiophenes added with small amounts of radicals or the precursor molecules. Conductive characteristics of polythiophene/gold nano-particle alternate network films are also reported.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolymer Preprints, Japan
Pages1387
Number of pages1
Volume54
Edition1
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005 - Yokohama
Duration: 2005 May 252005 May 27

Other

Other54th SPSJ Annual Meeting 2005
CityYokohama
Period05/5/2505/5/27

Keywords

  • Comb-shape electrode
  • Electric conductivity
  • Gold nanoparticle
  • Phenoxy radical
  • Polythiophene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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