Enhancement of the photo-chemical properties and efficacy of the mixing technique in the preparation of Schiff base-Cu(II)/poly(vinyl chloride) compounds


A new Schiff base containing the 1,2,4-triazole ring system (L) was synthesized and confirmed by FTIR spectroscopy. The chemical modification of PVC with a new Schiff base (L) was synthesized to produce a homogenous blend (PVC-L). A homogenous blend (PVC-L) was added to copper chloride to produce PVC-L-Cu(II). The PVC films had been irradiated with ultraviolet light for a long period and confirmed by FTIR spectroscopy and weight loss; the surface morphology was inspected by scanning electron microscopy.

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Yousif, E., Abdallh, M., Hashim, H. et al. Enhancement of the photo-chemical properties and efficacy of the mixing technique in the preparation of Schiff base-Cu(II)/poly(vinyl chloride) compounds. emergent mater. 2, 505–512 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42247-019-00059-z

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  • PVC
  • Honeycomb-like
  • Films
  • 1,2,4-Triazole
  • UV radiation
  • Surface modification
  • Schiff base