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Publication details for Professor Andy Monkman

MONKMAN, AP, ADAMS, P, MILTON, A, SCULLY, M, POMFRET, S & KENWRIGHT, AM (1993). WHAT DO RING ROTATIONS DO FOR POLYANILINE. Molecular Crystals And Liquid Crystals Science And Technology Section A-molecular Crystals And Liquid Crystals 234: 729-737.
  • Publication type: Journal Article
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1058-725X

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Polyaniline in its many forms has potential optical data storage
possibilities along with its known electrical properties. Here we
discuss the role which mechanical motions of the polymer chain play in
the delocalisation of electrons on the backbone, and the consequences
this has on the optical properties of the polymer.