Abstract

While heat-capacity measurements on polyaniline yield density of states at the Fermi level N(EF) of the order of 3 states/(eV-2 rings), a value of 16 states/(eV-2 rings) was reportedly found from magnetic susceptibility measurements. We report here our magnetic susceptibility measurements, which, in agreement with the heat-capacity results, yield N(EF) of the order of 2 states/(eV-2 rings). These results firmly establish the metallic nature of charge carriers in the polyaniline family.

Department(s)

Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science

Document Type

Article

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevb.62.13803

Rights Information

© 2000 American Physical Society

Publication Date

2000

Recommended Citation

Kahol, P. K. "Magnetic susceptibility of polyaniline and polyaniline-polymethylmethacrylate blends." Physical Review B 62, no. 21 (2000).

Journal Title

Physical Review B

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