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Electropolymerization

In recent years, great focus has been placed upon polymer thin films. These polymer thin films are important in many technological applications, ranging from coatings and adhesives to organic electronic devices, including sensors and detectors. Electrochemical polymerization is preferable, especially if the polymeric product is intended for use as polymer thin films, because electrogeneration allows fine control over the film thickness, an important parameter for fabrication of devices. Moreover, it was demonstrated that it is possible to modify the material properties by parameter control of the electrodeposition process. Electrochemistry is an excellent tool, not only for synthesis, but also for characterization and application of various types of materials. This book provides a timely overview of a current state of knowledge regarding the use of electropolymerization for new materials preparation, including conducting polymers and various possibilities of applications.

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ElectropolymerizationEdited by Ewa Schab-Balcerzak

Published: December 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1119

ISBN: 978-953-307-693-5

Copyright year: 2011

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6 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations

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1. Electropolymerization of Polysilanes with Functional Groups

By Lai Chen, Xianfu Li and Jinliang Sun

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2. Electropolymerization of Some Ortho-Substituted Phenol Derivatives on Pt-Electrode from Aqueous Acidic Solution; Kinetics, Mechanism, Electrochemical Studies and Characterization of the Polymer Obtained

By S.M. Sayyah, A.B. Khaliel, R.E. Azooz and F. Mohamed

2342

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3. Oxidation of Porphyrins in the Presence of Nucleophiles: From the Synthesis of Multisubstituted Porphyrins to the Electropolymerization of the Macrocycles

By Delphine Schaming, Alain Giraudeau, Laurent Ruhlmann, Clémence Allain, Jian Hao, Yun Xia, Rana Farha, Michel Goldmann, Yann Leroux and Philippe Hapiot

2180

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4. Electrochemical Polymerization of Aniline

By Milica M. Gvozdenović, Branimir Z. Jugović, Jasmina S. Stevanović, Tomislav Lj. Trišović and Branimir N. Grgur

10368

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5. Electrochemical Preparation and Properties of Novel Conducting Polymers Derived from 5-Amino-2naphtalensulfonic Acid, Luminol and from Mixtures of Them

By Luz María Torres-Rodríguez, María Irene López-Cázares, Antonio Montes-Rojas, Olivia Berenice Ramos-Guzmán and Israel Luis Luna-Zavala

1633

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6. Electrosynthesis and Characterization of Polypyrrole in the Presence of 2,5-di-(2-thienyl)-Pyrrole (SNS)

By Nasser Arsalani, Amir Mohammad Goganian, Gholam Reza Kiani, Mir Ghasem Hosseini and Ali Akbar Entezami

1999

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7. Polypyrrole Composites: Electrochemical Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications

By R. N. Singh, Madhu and R. Awasthi

8963

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8. Polypyrrole Soft Actuators

By Yasushiro Nishioka

3113

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9. Electrochemical Sensors Based on Electropolymerized Films

By Xu Qin, Hu Xiao-Ya and Hao Shi-Rong

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10. Stability of Peptide in Microarrays: A Challenge for High-Throughput Screening

By Marie-Bernadette Villiers, Carine Brakha, Arnaud Buhot, Christophe Marquette and Patrice N. Marche

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