Chemical liquid deposition of aromatic poly(azomethine)s by spontaneous on-site polycondensation in aqueous solution

Rintaro Higuchi, Ryota Tanoue, Nobuo Enoki, Yuya Miyasato, Kazuki Sakaguchi, Shinobu Uemura, Nobuo Kimizuka, Masashi Kunitake

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Abstract

Colored Schiff-base π-conjugated polymer thin films from different combinations of aromatic amines and aldehydes have been prepared. The polymer films spontaneously form under ambient conditions by simple immersion of graphite substrates in an aqueous solution containing the monomer units. Chemical liquid deposition is achieved by delicate control of solution pH, which allows surface selective polymerization and deposition but inhibits reaction in the aqueous phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3103-3105
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 27 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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