Anodic polymerization of 2,5-di-(2-thienyl)-furan in ethanol

Icli, Merve
Cihaner, Atilla
Oenal, Ahmet A.
Poly(2,5-di-(2-thienyl)-furan) (PSOS) was synthesized via anodic polymerization of 2,5-di-(2-thienyl)-furan (SOS) in ethanol solution containing 0.2 M LiClO4 as supporting electrolyte. The electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical properties were investigated using electroanalytical and UV-vis spectroscopic techniques, respectively. The band gap of the polymer film was found as 2.22 eV and the film was successfully switched between black oxidized state and orange neutral state. Fluorescence and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) studies were also performed.


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M. Icli, A. Cihaner, and A. A. Oenal, “Anodic polymerization of 2,5-di-(2-thienyl)-furan in ethanol,” ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, pp. 8039–8043, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: