Electropolymerization. Concepts, Materials and Applications

  • ID: 2179936
  • Book
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Providing extensive coverage, including conducting, insulating and electroactive films, this handbook and ready reference deals with introductory topics and fundamentals as well as advanced insights. Clearly structured, in the first part of the book readers learn the fundamentals of electropolymerizatoin for all important types of polymers, mechanisms of film formation and functionalization, while the second part covers a wide range of applications in biochemistry, analytics, photovoltaics, energy and the environment as well as actuators.
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Preface

ELECTROPOLYMERIZED FILMS OF PI–CONJUGATED POLYMERS. A TOOL FOR SURFACE FUNCTIONALIZATIONS: A BRIEF HISTORICAL EVOLUTION AND RECENT TRENDS

Introduction

Electropolymerization: Epistemological Analysis within the ICP Saga

Electropolymerization: From Pristine Heterocyclic to Sophisticated Functional and Conjugated Architectures

Conclusion

MECHANISMS OF ELECTROPOLYMERIZATION AND REDOX ACTIVITY: FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS

Electropolymerization: General Aspects

Redox Activity of Polymer Films

Effect of Polymerization Parameters on Properties of Deposited Polymer Films

Conclusions

ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY (EIS) FOR POLYMER CHARACTERIZATION

Introduction

Experimental Arrangements

Impedance Spectra of Polymer Films

Analysis of the Impedance Spectra

Models of Polymeric Layers

Summary

RECENT TRENDS IN POLYPYRROLE ELECTROCHEMISTRY, NANOSTRUCTURATION, AND APPLICATIONS

Introduction

Advances in Synthetic Procedures –

New Polymers

Nanostructuration of Polypyrrole

Applications

Conclusion

ELECTROPOLYMERIZED AZINES: A NEW GROUP OF ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS

Introduction

Electropolymerized Azines as a New Group of Electroactive Polymers

Polyazines in Electroanalysis

Electropolymerized Azines as Promoters for Bioelectrocatalysis

Conclusion

ELECTROPOLYMERIZATION OF PHTHALOCYANINES

Introduction

Immobilization of Transition–Metal Phthalocyanines on Conducting and Nonconducting Substrates

Electropolymerization of Phthalocyanines

Conclusion

IMPRINTED POLYMERS

Introduction

Molecular Imprinting in Conjugated Polymers

Solgel Imprinted Films Prepared by Electropolymerization

Integration of MIPs with the Surface of Transducers

Nanostructured Materials

Other MIP–Based Sensors

Conclusion

GAS SENSING WITH CONDUCTING POLYMERS

Introduction

Electronic Properties of Conducting Polymers

Preparation of Polymer Gas–Sensing Layers

Mechanism of Gas/Polymer Interactions

Types of Conducting Polymer–Based Gas Sensors

Conclusion

CHEMICAL SENSORS BASED ON CONDUCTING POLYMERS

Introduction

Electrochemical Signal Transduction

Optical Signal Transduction

Conclusions

BIOSENSORS BASED ON ELECTROPOLYMERIZED FILMS

Introduction

Chronological Evlution of the Concept of Biosensors Based on Electropolymerized Films: Principal Stages

Formation of Polymer Films by Direct Electropolymerization of the Biomolecule

Adsorption on Electrogenerated Polymers

Mechanical Entrapment within Electropolymerized Films

Covalent Binding at the Surface of Electropolymerized Films

Noncovalent Binding by Affinity Interactions with the Electropolymerized Films

Outlook

INHERENTLY CONDUCTING POLYMERS VIA ELECTROPOLYMERIZATION FOR ENERGY CONVERSION AND STORAGE

Introduction

Energy Conversion

Energy Storage

Electropolymerization to Form Electrodes for Energy Storage Applications

Nanostructured Conducting Polymers

Conducting Polymer Composites

Conclusions

ELECTROCHEMOMECHANICAL DEVICES: ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES

Introduction

Conducting Polymers as Reactive Materials: Electrochemical Reactions

Electrochemical Properties: Multifunctionality and Biomimetism

Macroscopic Dimensional Changes and Mechanical Properties

Anisotropy Obtained from Isotropic Changes: Macroscopic Devices

Electrochemical Characterization

Sensing Capabilities of Artificial Muscles

Tactile Sensitivity

Intelligent Devices

Muscles Working in Air

Advantages, Limitations, and Challenges

Artificial Muscles as Products

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