• Preparation and characterization of polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex of phenothiazine–iodine in polystyrene

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      Phenothiazine–iodine; polymer composite; charge-transfer complex; polystyrene.

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      Polymer composites based on charge-transfer complex of phenothiazine and iodine with polystyrene have been prepared in different weight ratios and characterized by FTIR, XRD, mechanical, microstructure and electrical properties (d.c. as well as a.c.). These composites show semiconducting behaviour as the conductivity increases with increasing temperature. Low percolation threshold (10% wt CTC) has been found indicating that processable conducting polymers with improved mechanical properties can be prepared by this method.

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      R A Singh1 R K Gupta1 S K Singh1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India
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