Electrochemical Synthesis of a Water-Soluble and Self-Doped Polythiophene Derivative


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TURAC E., VAROL R., Ak M., Sahmetlioglu E. , Toppare L.

DESIGNED MONOMERS AND POLYMERS, vol.11, no.4, pp.309-317, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1163/156855508x332469
  • Title of Journal : DESIGNED MONOMERS AND POLYMERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.309-317

Abstract

A new monomer, 4-(thiophen-3-yl methyleneamino)benzene sulfonate) (ThSA), was synthesized and characterized. Electrochemical polymerization of ThSA yields a water-soluble and self-doped polymer (PThSA). This polymer was characterized by FT-IR, NMR, DSC, XRD and conductivity measurements. (C) Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008