Microstructuration of poly(3-hexylthiophene) leads to bifunctional superhydrophobic and photoreactive surfaces

L. Janovák, Dernovics, L. Mérai, Deák, D. Sebok, E. Csapó, A. Varga, I. Dékány, C. Janáky

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Abstract

In this paper, we present the first report on an organic conducting polymer film, which alone exhibits both superhydrophobicity and visible light photoactivity. The microstructure of poly(3-hexylthiophene) was optimized using controlled precipitation until superhydrophobic behavior was achieved. Photocatalytic tests employing visible light irradiation proved that polymer degrades the ethanol test molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)650-653
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume54
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - jan. 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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