Successive Writing/Rewriting on Composite Conducting Polymer

Masaharu FUJII  Haruo IHORI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E89-C   No.12   pp.1732-1734
Publication Date: 2006/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e89-c.12.1732
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Towards the Realization of Organic Molecular Electronics)
Category: Fabrication of Organic Materials
Keyword: 
conducting polymer,  writing,  memory,  polypyrrole,  poly(3-hexylthiophene),  

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Summary: 
Writing/non-writing of composite conducting polymer (polypyrrole/poly(3-hexylthiophene)) have been investigated using composite conducting polymer. Writing has been made in two processes: pretreatment and dropping ethanol. The unipolar signal (10 Vp-p, 10 Hz+5 VDC) has worked as a circuit signal. The conductivity at the path of the composite conducting polymer network has depended on the passed signal. It was confirmed using the Y-type and H-type composite conducting polymer. It has been confirmed that rewriting of composite conducting polymer is possible to develop a memory or a neural network device of conducting polymer.