Effect of the Dopant Anion and Oxidant on the Structure and Properties of Nanocomposites of Polypyrrole and Carbon Nanotubes
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The effect of an oxidant (salts of Fe3+ and three different sulfonic acids) and a dopant anion on the morphology, structure, and properties of polypyrrole and its nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes was established. The practical applicability of these nanocomposites as sensing materials and as electromagnetic energy absorbing component in a ternary composite with polyvinylidene fluoride is demonstrated.
Key wordspolypyrrole carbon nanotubes nanocomposite oxidant dopant anion properties
The work was carried out with partial financial support from a target program of scientific investigations at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine “New functional compounds and materials of chemical production.”
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