Humidity Sensing Response of Poly (3, 4-ethylene dioxythiophene)-poly (styrene sulphonate) and Its Nanocomposites

  • Kanchan Saxena
  • Omita Nanda
  • Nidhi Gupta
  • Pramod Kumar
  • V. K. Jain
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Poly (3, 4-ethylene dioxythiophene)-poly (styrene sulphonate) (PEDOT:PSS) is the most commonly used conducting polymer in organic LEDs, photovoltaics and sensor applications. We studied the humidity sensing properties of this polymer and its nanocomposites. It has been found that chemically treated single walled carbon nanotubes and PEDOT:PSS polymer nanocomposites shows good humidity sensing properties.

Keywords

Conducting polymer PEDOT:PSS Polymer nanocomposites Carbon nanotubes 

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Acknowledgments

The authors are thankful to Dr. Ashok K, Chauhan, Founder President, Amity University, Noida, for continuous encouragements. The authors are thankful to Dr. Amit Kumar for useful discussions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kanchan Saxena
    • 1
  • Omita Nanda
    • 1
  • Nidhi Gupta
    • 1
  • Pramod Kumar
    • 1
  • V. K. Jain
    • 1
  1. 1.Amity Institute of Advanced Research and StudiesAmity UniversitySector 125 NoidaIndia

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