The evolution of cyclopropenium ions into functional polyelectrolytes

  title={The evolution of cyclopropenium ions into functional polyelectrolytes},
  author={Yivan Jiang and Jessica L. Freyer and Pepa Cotanda and Spencer D. Brucks and Kato L. Killops and Jeffrey S. Bandar and Christopher Torsitano and Nitash P. Balsara and Tristan H. Lambert and Luis M. Campos},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Versatile polyelectrolytes with tunable physical properties have the potential to be transformative in applications such as energy storage, fuel cells and various electronic devices. Among the types of materials available for these applications, nanostructured cationic block copolyelectrolytes offer mechanical integrity and well-defined conducting paths for ionic transport. To date, most cationic polyelectrolytes bear charge formally localized on heteroatoms and lack broad modularity to tune… 

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