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 Conjugated Polymers and Related Materials
(1991, NS 81)
W R Salanek, I Lundström, B Rånby
June 13-18, Luleå
Proceedings: W R Salanek, I Lundström, B Rånby: Conjugated polymers and Related Materials. The Interconnection of Chemical and Electronic Structure (1993), Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

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Table of Contents  
List of participants xi
List of contributors xiii
Part I: Introduction
Introductory remarks
W.R. Salaneck
3
Importance of an interdisciplinary approach to the progress in polymer chemistry
K. Fukui
7
Background-polymer science before 1977
B. Rånby
15
Conjugated polymers: the interconnection of chemical and electronic structure
A. J. Heeger
27
Part 2: Chemical synthesis and structure
Synthesis and characterization of polyacetylene
H. Shirakawa, Y.-X. Zhang, and K. Akagi
65
The polyanilines: a novel class of conducting polymers
A. G. MacDiarmid
73
Synthesis of electrically conducting polymers - correlations, consequences, and concepts
H. Naarmann
99
Functionalization of conducting polymers toward a molecular device
T. Shimidzu and T. Iyoda
109
Novel functional gel characteristics of conducting polymer
K. Yoshino
121
Synthesis and optical properties of chiralpoly(2,5-bis (3,7-dimethyl-6-octenoxy)- 1,4-phenylenevinylene)
E. Harlev and F. Wudl
139
Highly electrically conducting polypyrrole and its composites prepared by chemical polymerization methods
Y.E. Whang and S. Miyata
149
On the macromolecular chain structure of conducting polypyrrole
R. Qian
161
The chemistry and photochemistry of the precursor route to polyacetylene, implications for materials science and physics
An overview
P. I. Clemenson, H. Cramail, P. W. Dyer, S. Feast, W. J. Feast, V. C. Gibson,
E. Khosravi, D. Parker, and J. N. Winter
171

Part 3: Electronic structure and excitations
The polyanilines: illustration of the interconnection between chemical structure, geometric structure, and electronic structure in conjugated polymers
J.-L. Brédas
187
The peierls ground state, solitons and polarons in ring-containing polymers
A. J. Epstein
223
Conjugation lengths and non-linear optical properties of organic polymers
R. J. Silbey
229
Molecular and electronic structures of metallic polyacetylene
J. Tanaka and C. Tanaka
239
The metallic state of heavily doped conducting polymers
S.A. Kivelson and M.I. Salkola
247
Part 4: Applications
Possible mechanism for the gas-selective properties of emeraldine membranes
H. Reiss
263
Conjugated oligomers as model compounds for the charge transport process: towards molecular electronics
F. Garnier
273
Semiconductor devices fabricated with conjugated polymers: novel optoelectronic properties
R. H. Friend
285
Part 5: Spectroscopies
Electronic structure and chemical structure of conjugated polymers: a contribution from Raman and Resonance Raman excitation
H. Kuzmany
327
Probing the electronic structure of polyconjugated molecules by vibrational spectroscopy
G. Zerbi
343
Non-equilibrium processes in conducting polymers: slow relaxation effect
M. Nechtschein, C. Odin, and B. Villeret
365
Scanning tunnelling microscopy study of conducting polymers
M. Schott, E. Lacaze, and J. Garbarz
377
Optical studies of photoexcitations in trans-polyacetylene
Z. V. Vardeny
407
Band gap states of ß-carotene
E. Ehrenfreund and F. Coter
419
Part 6: Related concepts and materials
Molecular superconductors and related conductors
K. Bechgaard
431
Molecular concepts of normal and superconducting states in conjugated polymers and related materials
T. Yamabe
443
Magnetic phase of carbon
A.A. Ovchinnikov
453
Room temperature co-operative behaviour in a molecular-based material
J. S. Miller, J. M. Manriquez, G. T. Yee, and A. J. Epstein
461
Molecular/organic/polymeric based magnets: the interconnection of chemical and magnetic structure
A. J. Epstein and J. S. Miller
475
Index 491

 

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