Chapter 12. Magnetic and Electron Transport Behaviors of Conductive-Polymer Nanocomposites

  1. Ali Eftekhari
  1. Zhanhu Guo1,
  2. Suying Wei2,
  3. David Cocke1 and
  4. Di Zhang1

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661338.ch12

Nanostructured Conductive Polymers

Nanostructured Conductive Polymers

How to Cite

Guo, Z., Wei, S., Cocke, D. and Zhang, D. (2010) Magnetic and Electron Transport Behaviors of Conductive-Polymer Nanocomposites, in Nanostructured Conductive Polymers (ed A. Eftekhari), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661338.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Ohio Institute of Technology, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Integrated Composites Laboratory (ICL), Dan F. Smith Department of Chemical Engineering, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Physics, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470745854

Online ISBN: 9780470661338



  • magnetic and electron transport behaviors of conductive-polymer nanocomposites;
  • conductivity of conductive polymer - dependent on doping agent (dopant) with electron donor or acceptor ability;
  • polymer-based nanocomposites reinforced with nanoparticles (NPs);
  • electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding;
  • magnetic polymer nanocomposite preparation;
  • physicochemical property characterization;
  • microstructure of conductive polymer nanocomposites;
  • giant magnetoresistance - in conductive-polymer nanocomposites;
  • iron oxide nanoparticles - chemical polymerization of pyrroles in acidic solution


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magnetic Polymer Nanocomposite Preparation

  • Physicochemical Property Characterization

  • Microstructure of the Conductive Polymer Nanocomposites

  • Interaction between the Nanoparticles and the Conductive-Polymer Matrix

  • Magnetic Properties of Conductive-Polymer Nanocomposites

  • Electron Transport in Conductive-Polymer Nanocomposites

  • Giant Magnetoresistance in Conductive-Polymer Nanocomposites

  • Summary 522

  • References