Dual type complementary colored polymer electrochromic devices utilized by 3-ester substituted thiophenes


CAMURLU P., Cirpan A. , TOPPARE L. K.

JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, cilt.572, ss.61-65, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 572 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2004.06.002
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.61-65

Özet

Dual type polymer electrochromic devices (ECDs) based on potentiodynamically coated films of octanoic acid 2-thiophen-3-yl-ethyl ester (OTE), decanedioic acid bis-(2-thiophen-3-yl-ethyl) ester (DATE) and ethylene dioxythiophene (EDOT) were constructed. The former two function as anodically coloring layers and the latter as a cathodically coloring layer in between tetrabutylammonium tetrafluoroborate (TBAFB) poly(methylmethacrylate) gel media. The spectroelectrochemistry, switching ability and stability of the devices were investigated by U-V-Vis spectrometry and cyclic voltarnmetry. These devices exhibit low switching voltages (0-1.4 V) and short switching times with reasonable switching stability under atmospheric conditions. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.