Accession Number:

ADA238909

Title:

Program for Research on Conducting Polymers

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,1 May 83-15 Jul 91,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV SANTA BARBARA INST FOR POLYMERS AND ORGANIC SOLIDS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-07-17

Pagination or Media Count:

106.0

Abstract:

This broad based interdisciplinary program, involved synthesis and characterization of new conducting polymers, processing of these conducting polymers into highly oriented fibers and films, and measurement of the electrical and optical properties of the materials. At the beginning of those period of ONR sponsored research, conducting polymers were available in mg quantities, they were unstable and they were intractable. Today, large quantities are available in some cases in commercial scale, and there are specific systems which are both stable and processible. Moreover, it is now clear largely as a result of the effort at UCSB that the desired combination of properties is available Electrical and Optical Properties of Metals and Semiconductors and Mechanical Properties and Processing Advantages of Polymers.

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE