Application of emulsion intercalated conducting polymer-clay nanocomposite

Jeong In Sohn, Ji Woo Kim, Bo Hyun Kim, Jinsoo Joo, Hyoung Jin Choi

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Nanocomposites of conducting polymers (polyaniline (PANI) and polypyrrole (PPy)) with inorganic Na+-montnorillonite (MMT) clay were synthesized using dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid (DBSA) as both a dopant and an emulsifier. These nanocomposites were then adapted as both electrical conducting and electrorheological (ER) materials. The yield stress and current density of these ER fluids were found to increase with electrical field strength. The electrical properties and molecular structure of these nanocomposites were also investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-336
Number of pages4
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventProceedings of the Korea-Japan Joint Forum on Organic Materials for Electronics and Photonics (KJF2001) - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2001 Sept 252001 Sept 27


  • Electrorheology, nanocomposite
  • Emulsion
  • Polypyrrole

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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