New polymer electrolyte systems

J. M G Cowie, A. T. Anderson, M. Andrei, A. C S Martin, C. Roberts

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Abstract

Conductivities in a number of polymer electrolyte systems have been investigated using divalent cation salts such as Mg(ClO4)2, Ca(ClO4)2, Ni(ClO4)2 and ZnCl2. The polymers used were comb-branched structures with oligo(ethylene oxide) and oligo(propylene oxide) side chains and polyphosphazene networks linked by tetra-aza-macrocyles. The systems using Mg and Ca salts achieved levels as high as 10-3-10-4 S cm-1 but the aza-macrocycles were about two orders of magnitude poorer. © 1992.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1539-1544
Number of pages6
JournalElectrochimica Acta
Volume37
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1992

Keywords

  • aza-macrocyles
  • comb-branch polymers
  • divalent cation salts
  • ion conduction
  • polymer electrolytes

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    Cowie, J. M. G., Anderson, A. T., Andrei, M., Martin, A. C. S., & Roberts, C. (1992). New polymer electrolyte systems. Electrochimica Acta, 37(9), 1539-1544.