Electrochemical properties of a new star-shaped pyrrole monomer and its electrochromic applications

Ak, Metin
Ak, Mine Sulak
Toppare, Levent Kamil
A new monomer, 2,4,6-tris(4-(1H-pyrroI-1-yl) phenoxy)-1,3,5-triazine (Tria-Py) was synthesized via the reaction,of 4-(1H-pyrrol-1-yl)phenol with 2,4,6-trichloro-1,3, 5-triazine. It was electrochemically polymerized in a dichloromethane/acetonitrile solvent mixture. The polymer P(Tria-Py) was characterized via CV, FTIR, SEM and uv-vis spectroscopy. Spectroelectrochemical analysis revealed electronic transitions at 346, 508 and 665, nm, revealing pi to pi* transitions, and polaron and bipolaton band formations respectively, We also made a dual-type, complementary-colored electrochromic device using P(Tria-Py)/poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) in a sandwich configuration. The device switches between dark blue and red colors with a switching time of 2.2 s and an optical contrast (% Delta T) of 25%.


HACIOGLU, B; Akbulut, Ural; Toppare, Levent Kamil (Wiley, 1989-10-01)
Electroinitiated polymerization of acrylamide was carried out in acetonitrile–tetrabutylammonium fluoroborate by electrolytic reduction of monomer. It was shown by cyclic voltammetry that direct electron transfer from the cathode to the monomer can be achieved in this solvent–electrolyte system. Reduction peak potentials measured by cyclic voltammetry indicated that sodium salts will interfere with such a mechanism. Since the reduction peak potential of sodium salt and dimethylformamide are found to be lowe...
TURKER, L; KISAKUREK, D; SEN, S; Toppare, Levent Kamil; Akbulut, Ural (Wiley, 1988-11-01)
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Electrochemical and Optical Studies of Furan and Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene End Capped Benzotriazole Derivatives
AKBASOGLU, Naime; BALAN, Abidin; BARAN, Derya; Çırpan, Ali; Toppare, Levent Kamil (Wiley, 2010-12-01)
Two new 2-dodecyl benzotriazole (BTz) based donor-acceptor-donor (DAD) type polymers were synthesized and characterized in terms of their electrochemical and spectral properties. These DAD type polymers were synthesized electrochemically from furan or thieno[3,2-b]thiophene (TT) endcapped BTz monomers. Furan based and thieno[3,2-b]thiophene based monomers showed monomer oxidations at 1.15 and 1.25 V, respectively, which eased the formation of conducting polymer films without overoxidation. Cyclic voltammetr...
Poly(ethylene terephthalate)/Carbon Nanotube Composites Prepared With Chemically Treated Carbon Nanotubes
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Asymmetric synthesis of novel 1,4-aminoalcohol ligands with norbornene and norbornane backbone: use in the asymmetric diethylzinc addition to benzaldehyde
Tanyeli, Cihangir; ERDEM, Mine; ÇAKIR, Esen; KESKİN, Eda (Elsevier BV, 2007-09-27)
The asymmetric synthesis of cis-1,4-aminoalcohols with norbornene and norbornane backbone was performed starting with (2S, 3R)-(-)-cis-hemiester 1 (98% ee). Chemoselective amination with HMPTA followed by Grignard reactions and subsequent LAH reductions afforded compounds 5a-d. cis-Hemiester 1 was also transformed into chiral ligands 7a-f and 9a-d with the DCC coupling method followed by LAH reduction using acyclic, heterocyclic amines and various aniline derivatives and p-toluenesulfonamide, respectively. ...
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M. Ak, M. S. Ak, and L. K. Toppare, “Electrochemical properties of a new star-shaped pyrrole monomer and its electrochromic applications,” MACROMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, pp. 1351–1358, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/47719.