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Conducting PEDOT nanoparticles: controlling colloidal stability and electrical properties

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dc.contributor.author Culebras, Mario
dc.contributor.author Serrano-Claumarchirant, José F.
dc.contributor.author Sanchis, María Jesús
dc.contributor.author Landfester, Katharina
dc.contributor.author Cantarero, Andrés
dc.contributor.author Gomez, Clara M.
dc.contributor.author Muñoz-Espí, Rafael
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-12T11:39:56Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7408
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 30/07/2019
dc.description.abstract The synthesis of conducting polymer nanoparticles by oxidative polymerization can be a challenge, because the addition of oxidizers may compromise the colloidal stability of the system. In this work, we report the successful synthesis poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) nanoparticles by means of miniemulsion polymerization. We study the role of oxidizing agents (iron(iii) p-toluenesulfonate and hydrogen peroxide) during the parti- cle formation particles and in the electric properties. The presence hydrogen peroxide is demonstrated to be crucial in the macroscopic stability of the suspensions and the mor- phology of the resulting nanoparticles. The obtained suspensions, containing particles of diameters of around 30 nm, are stable for several months. The electrical conductiv- ity increases with increasing the content of iron(iii) p-toluenesulfonate, but it decreases with addition of hydrogen peroxide, which can be explained by secondary reactions in the polymerization process. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation RYC-2013-13451 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Physical Chemistry C;122 (33), pp. 19197-19203
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04981
dc.rights © 2018 ACS This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04981 en_US
dc.subject polymer nanoparticles en_US
dc.subject hydrogen peroxide en_US
dc.title Conducting PEDOT nanoparticles: controlling colloidal stability and electrical properties en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-12-12T11:22:29Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04981
dc.contributor.sponsor Dirección General de Investigación Cientí ca y Técnica en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Max Planck Society en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness en_US
dc.relation.projectid CSD2010-0044 en_US
dc.relation.projectid MAT2016-63955-R en_US
dc.relation.projectid RYC-2013-13451 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2019-07-30
dc.embargo.terms 2019-07-30 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2856654
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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