Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01981730
Title: Thermal Analysis of Electroactive Polymers based on Aniline and its Derivatives - A comparative study
Authors: Chan, H.S.O. 
Ng, S.C. 
Seow, S.H.
Sim, W.S. 
Hor, T.S.A. 
Keywords: conducting polymers
DSC
heat-induced condensation reaction
hydrogen-bonding
intramolecular and inter-molecular interaction
poly(o-aminobenzoic acid)
poly(o-aminobenzyl alcohol)
polyaniline
TG
Issue Date: Feb-1993
Citation: Chan, H.S.O., Ng, S.C., Seow, S.H., Sim, W.S., Hor, T.S.A. (1993-02). Thermal Analysis of Electroactive Polymers based on Aniline and its Derivatives - A comparative study. Journal of Thermal Analysis 39 (2) : 177-185. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01981730
Abstract: The thermal characteristics of polyaniline (PANI), poly(o-aminobenzoic acid) (POABAC) and poly(o-aminobenzyl alcohol) (POABOL) are determined and compared by thermogravimetry (TG) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). The higher thermal stability of POABOL is attributed to heat-induced condensation between the polymer chains. The DSC results suggest both intra- and inter-molecular interaction in the form of hydrogen bonding due to the substituent group in POABAC and POABOL. These interactions, however, occur mainly in the doped from and is greatly reduced when the dopant is expelled from the system at higher temperatures. © 1993 Wiley Heyden Ltd., Chichester and Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
Source Title: Journal of Thermal Analysis
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/77268
ISSN: 03684466
DOI: 10.1007/BF01981730
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