Fluorescence and conductivity studies on wool

Kaynak, Akif, Foitzik, Richard C. and Pfeffer, Frederick 2009, Fluorescence and conductivity studies on wool, Materials chemistry and physics, vol. 113, no. 1, pp. 480-484, doi: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2008.07.098.

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Title Fluorescence and conductivity studies on wool
Author(s) Kaynak, AkifORCID iD for Kaynak, Akif orcid.org/0000-0002-6679-657X
Foitzik, Richard C.
Pfeffer, FrederickORCID iD for Pfeffer, Frederick orcid.org/0000-0002-5441-6437
Journal name Materials chemistry and physics
Volume number 113
Issue number 1
Start page 480
End page 484
Total pages 5
Publisher Elsevier S.A.
Place of publication Basel, Switzerland
Publication date 2009-01-15
ISSN 0254-0584
Keyword(s) conducting polymers
conducting textiles
fluorescent polymers
Summary An optimized synthetic method for the production of fluorescent conductive wool using pyrene, rhodamine B and fluorescein is reported. The application of fluorescent conductive polymers to wool was studied using solution and mist polymerization techniques. The effects of incorporating fluorescent dopants into the polymerization solution as well as the encapsulation of fluorescent dyes in a polypyrrole (PPy) micelle were also investigated. It was determined on the basis of both conductivity and fluorescence measurements that the encapsulation of dyes in PPy onto the surface of textiles gave the best results.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2008.07.098
Field of Research 091299 Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2008, Elsevier B.V.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016710

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