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|Title:||Chemical synthesis and characterization of electroactive and partially soluble polyazulene||Authors:||Neoh, K.G.
|Issue Date:||Apr-1988||Citation:||Neoh, K.G.,Kang, E.T.,Tan, T.C. (1988-04). Chemical synthesis and characterization of electroactive and partially soluble polyazulene. Polymer Bulletin 19 (4) : 325-331. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00263932||Abstract:||Simultaneous chemical oxidation and polymerization of azulene by iodine and bromine were carried out. The polyazulene-bromine complex is electrically conductive and partially soluble in organic solvents whereas the polyazulene-iodine complex is much less conductive and insoluble. The physicochemical properties of the polyazulene-bromine complex were characterized by elemental and thermogravimetric analyses, infrared and ultraviolet-visible absorption spectroscopy, cyclic voltammetry and gel permeation chromatography. Experimental evidences suggest that the soluble fraction of the complex consists mainly of azulene oligomers. © 1988 Springer-Verlag.||Source Title:||Polymer Bulletin||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/67381||ISSN:||01700839||DOI:||10.1007/BF00263932|
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