Effect of Nanoscale Morphology on the Conductivity of Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block Copolymers

  title={Effect of Nanoscale Morphology on the Conductivity of Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block Copolymers},
  author={Ryan L. Weber and Yuesheng Ye and Andrew L. Schmitt and Steven M. Banik and Yossef A. Elabd and Mahesh K. Mahanthappa},
Polymerized ionic liquid (POIL) block copolymers represent a unique class of materials for fundamental studies of single ion conduction as a function of morphology in microphase-separated polymer electrolytes for energy storage and conversion applications. We describe the synthesis of a series of poly(styrene-b-4-vinylbenzylalkylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide) (PS-b-PVBn(alkyl)ImTFSI; alkyl = CH3 (Me), n-C4H9 (Bu), n-C6H13 (Hex)) diblock copolymers (2.7–17.0 mol % POIL) via… Expand
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