Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-25394
Chimamkpam, E F C; Hussain, F; Engel, A; Schilling, A; Patzke, G R (2009). Synthesis and characterization of hybrid materials derived from polyaniline and lacunary Keggin-type polyoxotungstates. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 635(4-5):624-630.
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Organic-inorganic hybrid materials are an upcoming class of materials that attract increasing research interest. In the present manuscript, we report on the combination of a particularly versatile organic matrix - the conductive polymer polyaniline (PAni) - with a special type of polyoxometalates (POMs), namely a lacunary Keggin anion, [AsW9O33]9-. Although the high application potential and the manifold structural motifs of POMs provide an almost infinite number of options for composite materials, up to now, only few POM-polymer combinations have been explored in more detail. Thus, we have investigated the interaction of PAni with the unique reactivity of [AsW9O33]9- that combines building-block facilities with the presence of a lone pair on the heteroatom. The resulting composite material was characterized with a wide spectrum of analytical techniques and the effect on the reaction conditions on the nanoscale structuring was investigated. Furthermore, the newly synthesized POM-PAni composites display a stable temperature-dependent resistivity that renders them promising for further applications.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute|
07 Faculty of Science > Department of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||05 Jan 2010 10:10|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 15:10|
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