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Solid-State Conversion of Processable 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene (EDOT) Containing Poly(arylsilane) Precursors to π-Conjugated Conducting Polymers

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  • Jayesh G. Bokria,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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  • Arvind Kumar,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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  • Venkataramanan Seshadri,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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  • Arlene Tran,

    1. Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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  • Gregory A. Sotzing

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    1. Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
    • Department of Chemistry and the Polymer Program Institute of Materials Science University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 06269-3136, USA
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  • The authors wish to thank Dr. Roger Ristau for assistance in EDX experiments, and appreciate financial support by NSF-CAREER (CHE-0349121) for this work. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.

Abstract

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The thermal degradation products of poly(methyl meth acrylate) model compounds in an ambient atmosphere were mapped via high-resolution electrospray ionization quadrupole ion trap time of flight (Q-ToF) mass spectro metry.

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