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Synthesis of a Conducting Nanocomposite by Intercalative Copolymerisation of Furan and Aniline in Montmorillonite

  • O. Saiah , A. Hachemaoui and A. Yahiaoui


Herein, we describe the synthesis of polyfuran, polyaniline, and their copolymer nanocomposites by in-situ oxidative polymerisation of corresponding monomers in the presence of montmorillonite, using ammonium persulfate as an oxidant. The obtained nanocomposites were characterised by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction analysis, and UV-vis spectroscopy.

*Correspondence address, Mail address: Ahmed Yahiaoui, Mascara University, Laboratory of Organic, Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, BP 763, Mascara 29000, Algeria, E-mail:


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Received: 2017-01-09
Accepted: 2017-05-09
Published Online: 2017-07-31
Published in Print: 2017-08-11

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