Title

Quartz crystal microbalance studies of the effect of solution temperature on the ion-exchange properties of polypyrrole conducting electroactive polymers

RIS ID

9994

Publication Details

Khalkhali, R. A., Price, W. E. & Wallace, G. G. (2003). Quartz crystal microbalance studies of the effect of solution temperature on the ion-exchange properties of polypyrrole conducting electroactive polymers. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 56 (3), 141-146.

Abstract

The effect of solution temperature on the mass transport properties of PPy conducting polymers doped with different 2 2 2 dopants such as p-toluene sulfonate (PTS ), dodecyl sulfate (DS ) and dodecyl benzene sulfonate (DBS ) counterions was investigated. The electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance (EQCM) technique was employed to investigate the ion-exchange properties of the polymers at different solution temperatures. It was found that the size of the counterion employed during synthesis had a determining effect on the ion-exchange properties of PPy conductive electroactive polymers. The ion-exchange properties of PPy are also affected by the solution temperature.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1381-5148(03)00055-5