Phase engineering for enhanced electrochromism in conjugated polymers
2001 (English)In: Electrochimica Acta, ISSN 0013-4686, Vol. 46, no 13-14, 2031-2034 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Development of nanostructured blends of electrochromic polymers formed by self-assembly is reported. We have prepared blends of a polythiophene derivative, poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and polypyrrole, combining optical and electrochemical properties of the two polymers. The route towards these blends is based on self-assembly of the former polymer into a hydrogel, and subsequent electrochemical polymerisation of the latter using the conducting hydrogel matrix as a template. When used as electrodes, these materials show very fast electrochromic response. The route used in the present work is generic and may be extended to other polymers. © 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2001. Vol. 46, no 13-14, 2031-2034 p.
Conjugated polymer, Electrochromism, Hydrogel electrode, Morphology, Polymer blend
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-47423DOI: 10.1016/S0013-4686(01)00420-0OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-47423DiVA: diva2:268319