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Mathematical description of «polythiophene paradox» for potentiostatic electropolymerization of electrochemically modified thiophenes

V. V. Tkach, S. C. de Oliveira, R. Ojani, O. V. Elenich, P. I. Yagodynets


The phenomenon of "polythiophene paradox" for insoluble polythiophenes based on electrochemically modified monomers has been described theoretically. The corresponding mathematical model was examined using linear theory of stability and bifurcation analysis. Stability conditions of steady state, monotonic and oscillatory instabilities have also been obtained.


polythiophene; electrochemical modification; positively paradox; electropolymerization; stable steady state

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