Conducting Polymeric Materials

Søren Hvilsted

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The overall objective of this collection is to provide the most recent developments within the various areas of conducting polymeric materials. The conductivity of polymeric materials is caused by electrically charged particles, ions, protons and electrons. Materials in which electrons are the charge transfer elements are intrinsically conducting polymers, where the electrical conductivity is a result of delocalized electrons along the polymer backbone, with polyaniline, polypyrrole, and PEDOT as prominent examples. Already in 2000 Alan Heeger, Alan MacDiarmid, and Hideki Shirakawa were awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry “for the discovery and development of conductive polymers”.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMacromolecular Chemistry and Physics
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1107
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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