Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

, Volume 30, Issue 24, pp 21138–21149 | Cite as

Effect of Mn2+ as a redox additive on ternary doped polyaniline-metal nanocomposite: an efficient dielectric material

  • C. Anju
  • Shiny PalattyEmail author


An efficient ternary doped polyaniline-metal nanocomposite was synthesized via in situ rapid mixing chemical oxidative polymerization method. The detailed morphological and structural analysis shows the incorporation of binary transition metals (Fe & Mn) in a highly crystalline PANI matrix with a modified flaky morphology. Further dielectric and electrochemical characterizations substantiate a high dielectric constant and specific capacitance of about 613F/g with a good cyclic stability for the as synthesized PANI material.



The authors acknowledge Director and Principal, Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology and Bharata Mata College for the support of this work. Analytical support from Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Centre, CUSAT, School of Pure & Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University and Department of Physics, Maharajas College are also acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Basic Sciences & HumanitiesRajagiri School of Engineering & TechnologyErnakulamIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryBharata Mata CollegeErnakulamIndia

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