Synthesis and characterization of conducting block copolymers of thiophene-ended polystyrene with polypyrrole


Alkan S. , TOPPARE L., HEPUZER Y., YAGCI Y.

SYNTHETIC METALS, vol.119, pp.133-134, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0379-6779(00)01402-8
  • Title of Journal : SYNTHETIC METALS
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-134

Abstract

4,4' Azobis 4-cyano3-thiophenemethyl pentanate (ACTMP) was synthesized from 3-Thiophenemethanol and 4,4'-Azobis (4-cyanopentanoyl chloride). ACTMP was further used in the synthesis of polystyrene with thiophene terminal groups (TPSt) at both ends. Conducting block copolymers of TPSt and pyrrole (TPSt/PPy) were electrochemically prepared using several supporting electrolytes. Characterization of these block copolymers were performed.