The Metal/Electroactive Polymer Interface Studied by Surface Resistance

@article{Tucceri2013TheMP,
  title={The Metal/Electroactive Polymer Interface Studied by Surface Resistance},
  author={Ricardo Tucceri},
  journal={Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={205-216}
}
  • R. Tucceri
  • Published 10 July 2013
  • Materials Science
  • Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology
The experimental arrangement in this investigation was one in which a poly(o-aminophenol) (POAP) film was supported on a thin gold film electrode whose thickness is of the order of the mean free path of conduction electrons of gold. This arrangement allows one to apply the surface resistance technique to study the electrochemical processes occurring at the metal film surface coated with the polymer film. The dependence of the resistance change of the thin gold film electrode on the external… Expand
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