Elaboration and characterization of polyaniline based polymer composites: a comparative study



Abstract. This study presents a comparison of dielectric properties of composite materials consisting of insulating polymers (Polyamides 6 and 12) containing polyaniline (PANI) as a conductive phase. Samples were obtained by in situ polymerization of the aniline monomer in presence of the insulating matrices. The results obtained by dielectric relaxation spectroscopy showed that it was possible to increase the permittivity of the samples by increasing PANI content. The PANI also induces relaxation phenomena, clearly visible at low temperature. These relaxations seem to be of the same nature in polyamides (PA12 and PA6) films because appearing at nearly the same frequency. It was also shown that dielectric relaxation phenomena are thermally activated.

Composite, Polymer, Permittivity, PANI

Published online 12/10/2016, 4 pages
Copyright © 2016 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: D. MEZDOUR, ‘Elaboration and characterization of polyaniline based polymer composites: a comparative study’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp 100-103, 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21741/9781945291197-25

The article was published as article 25 of the book Dielectric Materials and Applications

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