Inherently Conducting Polymers

Processing, Fabrication, Applications, Limitations


  • M. Aldissi


Materials scientists. Plastics engineers.


Book information

  • Published: December 1989
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1190-8

Table of Contents

I. IntroductionII. Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers A. Polyacetylene B. Poly(Paraphenylene) C. Poly(Phenylene Sulfide) D. Polypyrroles and Polythiophenes E. High-Temperature Polymers F. Polyaniline G. Polyacetylene Copolymers H. Composites of Conducting Polymers I. New Synthesis Techniques and ApproachesIII. Electronic Structure in Conjugated PolymersIV. Doping of Conjugated Polymers: Conducting Polymers A. Doping Techniques B. Types of DopingV. Transport Properties û Semiconductor to Metal TransitionVI. Magnetic Properties A. Electron Spin Resonance B. Magnetic SusceptibilityVII Stability and Stabilization of Pristine and Doped Polymers A. Air Stability B. Thermal Stability C. Stability Related to Material Morphology and Dopant Diffusion D. Stabilization TechniquesVIII. Future Technological Applications A. Heterojunctions B. Photoelectrochemical Solar Cells C. Electrochromic Display Devices D. Shielding E. Circuit Board Applications F. Rechargeable Batteries of Conducting Polymers G. Fuel CellsIX. SummaryReferencesAppendix: Synopsis of Battery ResearchI. Battery TechnologyII. Battery MarketIII. Potential Polymer Battery TechnologyIV. Conditions for the Success of Polymer Battery Technology