• Fulltext

       

        Click here to view fulltext PDF


      Permanent link:
      https://www.ias.ac.in/article/fulltext/boms/040/05/0957-0969

    • Keywords

       

      Poly(acrylonitrile-co-itaconic acid); poly(3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene); poly(3-methoxythiophene); nanoparticle; nanofibre; nanocomposite structure; emulsion polymerization; electrospinning.

    • Abstract

       

      This work aimed to produce poly(acrylonitrile-co-itaconic acid) (P(AN-co-IA)) nanocomposites with poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) and poly(3-methoxythiophene) (PMOT). An anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl benzenesulphonate was used in emulsion polymerization for nanocomposite production. Incorporations of PEDOT and PMOT on the nanoparticles were characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic force microscopy, Fourier transforminfrared-attenuated total reflectance spectroscopy and ultra-violet spectroscopy. These nanoparticles were blended withPAN and the blends were electrospun to produce P(AN-co-IA)–polythiophene-derivative-based nanofibres, and the obtainednanofibres were characterized by SEM and energy dispersive spectroscopy. In addition, electrochemical impedance studiesconducted on nanofibres showed that PEDOT and PMOT in matrix polymer P(AN-co-IA) exhibited capacitive behaviourcomparable to that of ITO–PET. Their capacitive behaviour changed with the amount of electroactive polymer.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      HAVVA BASKAN1 CEM UNSAL1 HALE KARAKAS1 A SEZAI SARAC2

      1. Department of Textile Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Gumussuyu, 34437 Istanbul, Turkey
      2. Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Polymer Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, 34469 Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates

       
  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

    • Dr Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar for Science and Technology

      Posted on October 12, 2020

      Prof. Subi Jacob George — Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bengaluru
      Chemical Sciences 2020

      Prof. Surajit Dhara — School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
      Physical Sciences 2020

    • Editorial Note on Continuous Article Publication

      Posted on July 25, 2019

      Click here for Editorial Note on CAP Mode

© 2021-2022 Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru.