Effect of Dopant on the Nanostructured Morphology of Poly (1-naphthylamine) Synthesized by Template Free Method

Ufana Riaz, Sharif Ahmad, S. Marghoob Ashraf
2007 Nanoscale Research Letters  
The study reports some preliminary investigations on the template free synthesis of a scantly investigated polyaniline (PANI) derivative-poly (1-naphthylamine) (PNA) by template free method in presence as well as absence of hydrochloric acid (HCl) (dopant), using ferric chloride as oxidant. The polymerization was carried out in alcoholic medium. Polymerization of 1-naphthylamine (NPA) was confirmed by the FT-IR as well as UV-visible studies. The morphology and size of PNA particles was strongly
more » ... ticles was strongly influenced by the presence and absence of acid which was confirmed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) studies.
doi:10.1007/s11671-007-9112-2 fatcat:kihnonnbhjff3jmp4fdz6g6bwi