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author = {Patton, AJ and Green, RA and Poole-Warren, LA},
doi = {10.1063/1.4904820},
journal = {APL Materials},
title = {Mediating conducting polymer growth within hydrogels by controlling nucleation},
url = {},
volume = {3},
year = {2015}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

AB - © 2015 Author(s). This study examines the efficacy of primary and secondary nucleation for electrochemical polymerisation of conductive polymers within poly(vinyl alcohol) methacrylate hydrogels. The two methods of nucleation investigated were a primary heterogeneous mechanism via introduction of conductive bulk metallic glass (Mg 64 Zn 30 Ca 5 Na 1 ) particles and a secondary mechanism via introduction of "pre-polymerised" conducting polymer within the hydrogel (PEDOT:PSS). Evidence of nucleation was not seen in the bulk metallic glass loaded gels, however, the PEDOT:PSS loaded gels produced charge storage capacities over 15 mC/cm 2 when sufficient polymer was loaded. These studies support the hypothesis that secondary nucleation is an efficient approach to producing stand-alone conducting hydrogels.
AU - Patton,AJ
AU - Green,RA
AU - Poole-Warren,LA
DO - 10.1063/1.4904820
PY - 2015///
SN - 2166-532X
TI - Mediating conducting polymer growth within hydrogels by controlling nucleation
T2 - APL Materials
UR -
VL - 3
ER -