Method for producing prussian blue/polypyrrole composite coatings with stable electro chromic transition

FIELD: chemistry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to methods for preparation of stable electrochromic coatings based on Prussian blue and a conductive polymer component. It can be used for production of electrochromic coatings on optically-transparent electrodes for architectural, building and automotive applications. Disclosed a method for production of Prussian blue- polypyrrole nanostructured composite coating with stable redox- and electrochromic transition on the surfaces of optically-transparent electrodes by a single-stage sedimentation in a mixed solution of ferrous nitrate (III) and hexacyanoferrate (III) as oxidising agents, and pyrrole monomer with a nitrate supporting electrolyte as a reducing agent with pH 1.0±0.2, within 48 hours.

EFFECT: invention provides a simple single-stage method for production of Prussian blue- polypyrrole electrochromic nanostructured composite coatings on optically-transparent electrodes.

2 cl, 4 ex



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FIELD: physics, optics.

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FIELD: physics.

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FIELD: electricity.

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FIELD: electricity.

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FIELD: chemistry.

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FIELD: chemistry.

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20 cl, 4 tbl

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EFFECT: invention improves cold lap resistance and bubbling resistance of the coating composition and improves film-forming and coating properties of the resin.

19 cl, 7 dwg, 16 tbl, 14 ex

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15 cl, 2 dwg, 11 tbl

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11 cl, 14 tbl, 3 ex

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20 cl, 9 tbl, 10 ex

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EFFECT: invention allows to create the system of sunlight reflecting coatings.

16 cl, 7 tbl

FIELD: chemistry.

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25 cl, 2 tbl

FIELD: chemistry.

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24 cl, 4 tbl

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EFFECT: claimed polymer composition is hardened at room temperature, possesses high resistance to aggressive media and improved deactivating ability, as well as high adhesive and physical-mechanical properties.

4 cl, 3 tbl, 5 ex

FIELD: chemistry.

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EFFECT: simplifying the method while preserving quality characteristics and full extraction of the end product.

2 cl, 1 dwg, 4 tbl, 3 ex