The Effect of Supports of Glassy–Carbon and Activated Graphite Foil on the Electrochemical Behavior of Composite Coatings Based on Polyaniline and Its N-Substituted Derivatives

V. V. Abalyaeva V. V. Abalyaeva , G. V. Nikolaeva G. V. Nikolaeva , E. N. Kabachkov E. N. Kabachkov , O. N. Efimov O. N. Efimov
Российский электрохимический журнал
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Hybrid polymer nanomaterials are synthesized based on polyaniline (PAni) and its N-substituted derivative poly-3,6-dianiline-2,5-dichloro-1,4-benzoquinone (PDADCB) in combination with graphene oxide (GO). The electrochemical properties of electrodes formed by a composite polymer coatings based on PAni or PDADCB (combined with GO) and supported by glassy carbon and activated graphite foil (AGF) are studied. It is shown that the electron-conducting nanocomposite structure formed on the AGF foil has the electrochemical capacitance higher than 100 F/g and exhibits stable capacitance characteristics in a substantially extended potential interval in a protonic (1 М H2SO4) electrolyte.

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  • Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432, Chernogolovka, Moscow oblast, Russia

    V. V. Abalyaeva, G. V. Nikolaeva, E. N. Kabachkov & O. N. Efimov

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