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Thermal stability of conductivity of composite comprising polyaniline and MCM-41

Nur, Hadi and Abdul Rahman, Norizah and Endud, Salasiah and Lim, Kheng Wei (2007) Thermal stability of conductivity of composite comprising polyaniline and MCM-41. Malaysian Polymer Journal, 2 (2). pp. 12-21. ISSN 1823-7789

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A composite of mesoporous silica (MCM-41) with a polyaniline (PANI) conducting polymer was synthesized by in situ polymerization method. PANI/MCM-41 conducting polymer composites were characterized by Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR), UV-Vis, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), Four-point probe for conductivity measurement and 13C CP/MAS NMR. It was revealed that although conductivity of PANI was reducedafter addition of MCM-41, from 1 to 10-1 S cm-1, its thermal stability of conductivity was significantly enhanced and demonstrated the desirability which efficacy of this polymermesoporous silica MCM-41 composite system in relatively high temperature applications (ca. 150 oC).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:polyaniline, MCM-41, sulfonic acid, thermal stability of conductivity
Subjects:Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
ID Code:8168
Deposited By: Norshiela Buyamin
Deposited On:02 Apr 2009 06:59
Last Modified:15 Jan 2014 06:24

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