Voltammetric behavior of poly(vinylferrocene)

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dc.contributor.author Smith, Thomas en_US
dc.contributor.author Kuder, James en_US
dc.contributor.author Wychick, Darlene en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-18T20:52:17Z en_US
dc.date.available 2006-08-18T20:52:17Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1976-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition 14N10 (1976) 2433-2448 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1099-0518 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/2336 en_US
dc.description.abstract A voltammetric analysis of the electron-transfer process in poly(vinylferrocene) (PVF) has been carried out; the results indicate that the electrochemical behavior of ferrocene and PVF are quite similar. The field effects in the macromolecular environment do, however, appear to influence the microscopic potential for oxidation of adjacent ferrocene residues in PVF. Analysis of the slopes of plots of limiting current versus the square root of the rotation speed indicate that only isolated ferrocene residues in the polymers are oxidized under the conditions of the rotating-disk electrode experiment. Diffusion coefficients were determined experimentally for ferrocene and its macromolecular analogs were quite close to those simply calculated from the Stokes-Einstein relationship. Further, it was demonstrated that the molecular weight, which is inversely proportional to the diffusion coefficient, could be determined by voltammetric techniques. en_US
dc.format.extent 26196 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Wiley: Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition en_US
dc.subject Diffusion coefficients en_US
dc.subject Ferrocene en_US
dc.subject Polymers en_US
dc.subject Voltammetric analysis en_US
dc.title Voltammetric behavior of poly(vinylferrocene) en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pol.1976.170141011

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