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CONDUCTING POLYMERS OF ANILINE .1. ELECTROCHEMICAL SYNTHESIS OF A CONDUCTING COMPOSITE

We describe an electrochemical synthesis of a conducting composite of polyaniline. Poly(bisphenol A carbonate) was used as the insulating polymer matrix. Composite characterization was made using FT-IR, SEM and DSC data. The conductivities of the composites seemed to be in the order of pure polyaniline as prepared by the same method. Moreover, the above-mentioned methods reveal that the resultant composites have different properties compared to a simple mechanical mixture of the two polymers.