Many significant fundamental concepts and practical applications have developed since the publication of the best-selling second edition of the Handbook of Conducting Polymers. Now divided into two books, the third edition continues to retain the excellent expertise of the editors and world-renowned contributors while providing superior coverage of the recent advances in polymer processing and applications, particularly in conductivity, nonlinear optics, and light emission.
Conjugated Polymers: Processing and Applications, the second of two volumes, picks up where the first volume ended. It concentrates on the numerous processing methods for conducting polymers and their integration into various devices and applications. The book first examines coating, printing, and spinning methods for complex patterned films and fibers. It then shows how conducting and semiconducting polymers are applied in many devices, such as light-emitting displays, solar cells, field effect transistors, electrochromic panels, charge storage devices, biosensors, and actuators.
Following the essential scientific information found in the first installment, this book explores the ways in which polymers are useful in industrial and commercial applications. These application developments have already led to marketable products.
Table of Contents
PROCESSING OF CONJUGATED POLYMERS
Conductive Polymers as Organic Nanometals
Conducting Polymer Fiber Production and Applications
Ian D. Norris and Benjamin R. Mattes
Inkjet Printing and Patterning of PEDOT-PSS: Application to Optoelectronic Devices
Yuka Yoshioka and Ghassan E. Jabbour
Printing Organic Electronics on Flexible Substrates
Nathaniel D. Robinson and Magnus Berggren
APPLICATIONS AND DEVICES BASED ON CONJUGATED POLYMERS
Polymers for Use in Polymeric Light-Emitting Diodes:
Hermona Christian-Pandya, Subramanian Vaidyanathan, and Mary Galvin
Organic Electro-Optic Materials
Larry R. Dalton
Conjugated Polymer Electronics-Engineering Materials and Devices
Nir Tessler, Janos Veres, Oded Globerman, Noam Rappaport, Yevgeni Preezant, Yohai Roichman, Olga Solomesch, Shay Tal, Elena Gershman, Michal Adler, Vadim Zolotarev, Vladimir Gorelik, and Yoav Eichen
Electrical Bistable Polymer Films and Their Applications in Memory Devices
Jianyong Ouyang, Chih-Wei Chu, Ricky J. Tseng, Ankita Prakash, and Yang Yang
Electroactive Polymers for Batteries and Supercapacitors
Jennifer A. Irvin, David J. Irvin, and John D. Stenger-Smith
Conjugated Polymer-Based Photovoltaic Devices
A.J. Mozer and N.S. Sariciftci
Biomedical Applications of Inherently Conducting Polymers (ICPs)
P.C., Innis, S.E., Moulton, and G.G. Wallace
Biosensors Based on Conducting Electroactive Polymers
Sean Brahim, Ann M. Wilson, and Anthony Guiseppi-Elie
Optical Biosensors Based on Conjugated Polymers
K. Peter, R. Nilsson, and Olle Inganäs
Conducting Polymers for Microelectromechanical and Other Microdevices
Geoffrey M. Spinks and Elisabeth Smela
Corrosion Protection Using Conducting Polymers
Dennis E. Tallman and Gordon P. Bierwagen
Toribio F. Otero
"Material scientists, chemists, or educators, working in the field of conducting polymers will find these books to be a very informative, convenient reference source that will be useful in your research."
– In IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, May/June 2008, Vol. 24, No. 3
"Rich and lavish praises have been showered on the previous editions and the present edition shall continue as fascinatingly splendid and authoritative volumes rich with data, information, numerous equations, tables, and both black and white and color figures, interpretation, and inspiration. A beautifully presented handbook and a pleasure to read and consult on the most active and visible researches in the field of conjugated and conducting polymers."
– In Current Engineering Practice, 2007