Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 94–97 | Cite as

Features of flexible transparent conducting films based on polyaniline-carbon nanotube composite

  • A. V. Emelianov
  • K. F. Akhmadishina
  • A. V. Romashkin
  • V. K. Nevolin
  • I. I. Bobrinetskiy
Article

Abstract

We propose a new concept in the formation of transparent conducting films based on single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and polyaniline (PANI) on a flexible polyethylene naphthalate substrate. It is established that the resistance of SWNT-PANI composite films decreases to less than half as compared to pure nanotubes, while the transparency is retained. Mechanisms responsible for a change in the conductivity of composite molecular systems are discussed based on differences in the transport of charge carriers in nanotubes and the polymer with allowance for their interaction.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Emelianov
    • 1
  • K. F. Akhmadishina
    • 1
  • A. V. Romashkin
    • 1
  • V. K. Nevolin
    • 1
  • I. I. Bobrinetskiy
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research University of Electronic TechnologyZelenograd, MoscowRussia

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