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Conducting polymers – bridging the bionic interface

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Abstract

Inherently conducting polymers (ICPs) such as polypyrroles, polythiophenes and polyanilines have become commonplace in today's materials research laboratories. However, the most intriguing aspect of these materials – the ability to electronically control a range of physical and chemical properties – remains an area of intense and intriguing research activity. As we understand more of this behaviour, we have turned our attention to a range of areas in which it can be utilised. Perhaps the most challenging of these areas is in bridging the bionic interface, providing a more effective conduit between electronics and biology.

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The article was received on 13 Dec 2006, accepted on 07 Mar 2007 and first published on 11 Apr 2007


Article type: Opinion
DOI: 10.1039/B618204F
Citation: Soft Matter, 2007,3, 665-671
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    Conducting polymers – bridging the bionic interface

    G. Wallace and G. Spinks, Soft Matter, 2007, 3, 665
    DOI: 10.1039/B618204F

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