Effects of magnetoelectropolymerization on doping-undoping behavior of polypyrrole

Iwao Mogi, Kazuo Watanabe, Mitsuhiro Motokawa

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Abstract

Magnetic fields were applied to the electropolymerization of pyrrole as a novel technique to control the properties of conducting polymers. The p-toluenesulfonate-doped polypyrrole films prepared in the magnetic fields exhibited a more negative cathodic peak in the cyclic voltammograms. This voltammetric change at the reduction process was explained as change from the anion undoping to the cation doping, and such doping-undoping behavior was confirmed by the measurements of electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051-1053
Number of pages3
JournalElectrochemistry
Volume67
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrochemistry

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