High proton conductivity of one-dimensional ferrous oxalate dihydrate

Teppei Yamada, Masaaki Sadakiyo, Hiroshi Kitagawa

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Proton conductive materials become important for their utility to electrolytes of fuel cells or sensors. The proton conductivity of a one-dimensional coordination polymer, ferrous oxalate dihydrate, was evaluated and found to show 1.3 mS cm-1 at ambient temperature. The proton conductivity of this compound is extremely high at ambient temperature without any strong acidic group, and this result is suggestive of new proton conductive materials consisting of coordination polymers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3144-3145
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Mar 11 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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