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Conjugated polymer-embedded thermochromic strip sensors with a tunable colorimetric Response

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In this effort, we have prepared various types of PDAembedded PVA films and investigated their colorimetric responses to thermal stimulation. Depending on the DA monomers employed, the PDA-embedded PVA films displayed different initial color changing temperatures. In general, DA monomers capable of providing stronger headgroup interactions result in the generation of colorimetrically more stable PDA supramolecules. The observations made in the current investigation should be assist the design of colorimetrically tunable conjugated polymer-embedded polymer films.

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Yoo, H.O., Chae, S.K., Kim, J. et al. Conjugated polymer-embedded thermochromic strip sensors with a tunable colorimetric Response. Macromol. Res. 15, 478–481 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03218818

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Keywords

  • Diacetylene
  • Vinyl Alcohol
  • Thermal Stimulation
  • Color Transition
  • Oxalyl Chloride