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Vapour phase polymerisation of conducting and non-conducting polymers: A review
Australian Institute for Innovative Materials - Papers
  • Abdulazeez T Lawal, Al-Hikmah University
  • Gordon G Wallace, University of Wollongong
RIS ID
85298
Publication Date
1-1-2014
Publication Details

Lawal, A. T. & Wallace, G. G. (2014). Vapour phase polymerisation of conducting and non-conducting polymers: A review. Talanta, 119 133-143.

Abstract
Vapour phase polymerisation (VPP) is a well established technique in which the monomer is introduced to an oxidant-coated substrate in vapour form. Polymerisation then takes place at the oxidant vapour interface. VPP is a technique that could be used to immobilise materials to the modified electrode surface. This review article concentrates on the VPP of conducting polymers such as Polypyrrole (PPy) polythiophen (PT) and polyaniline (PANi). VPP of conducting polymers and other non-conducting polymers have extensively been investigated. This review article is divided into three main parts as given in Table of contents related to the VPP process of some important conducting polymers such as PPy, PT, PANi and Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene). A total of 181 references are cited in this review article and it attempts to look into VPP from inception of the method till present day.
Citation Information
Abdulazeez T Lawal and Gordon G Wallace. "Vapour phase polymerisation of conducting and non-conducting polymers: A review" (2014) p. 133 - 143
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gwallace/394/