Advanced Functional Materials

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May 27, 2002

Nanostructured thin films of soluble conjugated polymers...

can be obtained by electrophoretic deposition from colloidal polymer solutions, as demonstrated for poly(3-octadecylthiophene). The films are aggregates of 0.1 micrometer particles, reflecting the colloidal nature of the parent solution; their large surfaces make them promising materials for electrochemical or optoelectronic device applications. (K. Tada et al., June 18, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2002, 12, 420–424)

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