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Premium Bidimensional Spectroelectrochemistry Applied to the Electrosynthesis and Characterization of Conducting Polymers: Study of Poly[4,4′‐bis(butylthio)‐2,2′‐bithiophene]
Author(s)
Ruiz Virginia,
Colina Álvaro,
Heras Aránzazu,
LópezPalacios Jesús,
Seeber Renato
Publication year2001
Publication title
helvetica chimica acta
Resource typeJournals
PublisherVerlag Helvetica Chimica Acta
Abstract The electropolymerization mechanism of 4,4′‐bis(butylthio)‐2,2′‐bithiophene ( 1 ) was studied by means of bidimensional spectroelectrochemistry. Simultaneous electrochemical and spectroscopic signals were analyzed with the aim of obtaining information about the role of the low‐molecular‐weight oligomers in the polymerization process. Experiments in electrochemical cells with finite (thin layer) and semi‐infinite diffusion geometries were carried out to elucidate the role the oligomeric species play, both in the nucleation step and in the subsequent growth of the polymer deposited onto the electrode surface.
Subject(s)characterization (materials science) , chemical engineering , chemistry , conductive polymer , diffusion , electrochemistry , electrode , electrosynthesis , engineering , layer (electronics) , materials science , nanotechnology , nucleation , organic chemistry , physics , polymer , polymer chemistry , polymerization , thermodynamics , thin film
Language(s)English
SCImago Journal Rank0.74
H-Index82
eISSN1522-2675
pISSN0018-019X
DOI10.1002/1522-2675(20011219)84:12<3628::aid-hlca3628>3.0.co;2-0

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