Baibarac, M., Baltog, I. & Lefrant, S. (2009) Raman spectroscopic evidence for interfacial interactions in poly(bithiophene)/single-walled carbon nanotube composites. Carbon, 47 1389–1398.
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Numéro d'identification (ISBN etc.): 0008-6223
Clé BibTeX: Baibarac2009b
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Mots-clés: batteries, Cathode, conducting polymers, dependence, nanocomposites, polybithiophene, polythiophene films, scattering, thin-layered composites
Créateurs: Baibarac, Baltog, Lefrant
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Electrochemical polymerization of 2,2'-bithiophene (BTh) on single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) films has been studied by Raman scattering and infrared absorption spectroscopy. Covalent functionalization of SWCNTs with poly(bithiophene) (PBTh) in its un-doped and doped states is demonstrated. The occurrence of a charge transfer process at the interface of PBTh and SWCNTs, is shown by: (i) an up-shift of the Raman lines associated with the radial breathing modes of SWCNTs that reveals both a doping process and an additional twisting together as a rope with the conducting polymer as binding agent; (ii) a new Raman band in the range 1430-1450 cm(-1) indicating the functionalization of SWCNTs with PBTh in doped and un-doped states; (iii) strong absorption bands situated in the interval 600-800 cm(-1) resulting from steric hindrance produced by the nanotube binding to the polymeric chain. Treatment of the PBTh/SWCNT composite with aqueous NH(4)OH Solution forms un-doped PBTh covalently functionalized SWCNTs. At the resonant excitation of the metallic tubes, an additionally enhanced Raman process is generated by plasmon excitation in the metallic nanotubes. It is evidenced by a particular behavior in the Stokes and anti-Stokes branch of the PBTh Raman line at 1450 cm(-1). (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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