Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 516 (2018) 498–510 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Direct and one-step synthesis of polythiophene/gold nanoparticles thin ﬁlms through liquid/liquid interfacial polymerization a b a,⇑ Camila Suemi Inagaki , Marcela Mohallem Oliveira , Aldo José Gorgatti Zarbin Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Centro Politécnico, CP 19081, CEP 81531-900, Curitiba, PR, Brazil Department of Chemistry and Biology, Federal Technological University of Paraná (UTFPR), Curitiba, PR, Brazil graphical a bstract ar ti c l e i nf o ab stra ct Article history: This work demonstrates a simple and one-step synthesis of polythiophene/gold nanoparticles (PT/Au) Received 18 December 2017 nanocomposite thin ﬁlms, through a liquid–liquid (L/L) interfacial polymerization route. Starting from Revised 18 January 2018 an aqueous solution of tetrachloroauric acid (acting both as metallic gold source and oxidizing agent Accepted 20 January 2018 to start the oxidative polymerization of thiophene), and a solution of thiophene in n-hexane, a biphasic Available online 6 February 2018 L/L system was originated. In the following, the interface acted as a meeting-point for the reactants, and the polymerization reaction took place, leading to self-assembled PT/Au ﬁlm between the
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science – Elsevier
Published: Apr 15, 2018
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