Dr Kei Toyota | A New Way to Create Conductive Polymers for Technological Applications

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Polymers, made from incredibly long chains of smaller molecules, make up many materials used in the modern world. From simple plastics to medical devices and solar cells, polymers represent a diverse and exciting area of science. The majority of polymers are made from carbon-based molecules. Perhaps even more fascinating are hybrid polymers, which are composed of both carbon-based and metal-based components. Hybrid polymers have unique properties, such as conductivity, making them especially desirable for new technologies. Dr Kei Toyota at the Panasonic Corporation in Osaka, Japan, has been investigating new ways to develop hybrid polymers. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Products and kinetics of the cationic ring-opening polymerization of 3-glycidoxypropylmethyldimethoxysilane by lithium perchlorate’ in Polymer doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2021.123490


For further information, you can connect with Dr Kei Toyota at toyota.kei@jp.panasonic.com

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