Controlled preparation of carbon nanotube-conducting polymer composites at the polarisable organic/water interface

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The electro-polymerisation of polypyrrole (PPy) at the interface between two immiscible electrolyte solutions (ITIES) is reported. The approach is used to demonstrate the formation of a carbon nanotube (SWCNT)-conducting polymer composite, by performing polymerisation in the presence of an assembly of SWCNT films. The morphology of the SWCNT/PPy nanocomposites was determined using probe and electron microscopy and complementary spectroscopic techniques (EDAX, Raman).

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-157
Number of pages4
JournalElectrochemistry Communications
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015