Synthesis of the water-soluble, electrically conducting poly(5-aminonaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid)

S. Atkinson, H. S.O. Chan, A. J. Neuendorf, S. C. Ng, T. T. Ong, D. J. Young

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Abstract

Poly(5-aminonaphthalene-2-sulfonic acid) 2 can be prepared by oxidative polymerisation of 5-or 8-aminonapthalene-2-sulfonic acid (1a, 1b) with Na2S2O8 or KIO4. This polymer is water soluble, electrically conducting and fluorescent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276-277
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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