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Effect of Nano-Filler on Structural and Ionic Transport Properties of Plasticized Polymer Electrolyte

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Polymer blend electrolytes, where PEO-PMMA polymer blend is used as polymer host matrix, doped with AgNO3 and plasticized with ethylene carbonate (EC) and Al2O3 as nano-filler were synthesized using the solution cast techniques. The polymer films were characterized by impedance spectroscopy, XRD, DSC, SEM, FT-IR and ionic transport mea-surements. The results indicate an enhancement in conductivity of PEO-PMMA-AgNO3-EC polymer electrolytes. The ionic conductivity of the polymer films is also found to increase with temperature. Electrical properties of polymer films in the framework of dielectric and modulus formalism are studied and discussed

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P. Sharma, D. Kanchan and N. Gondaliya, "Effect of Nano-Filler on Structural and Ionic Transport Properties of Plasticized Polymer Electrolyte," Open Journal of Organic Polymer Materials, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 38-44. doi: 10.4236/ojopm.2012.22006.

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