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Journal of Polymers
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 201464, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/201464
Research Article

Studies on Structural and Conducting Properties of Goethite Nanoparticles Doped HPMC Polymer Films

Department of Physics, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore 570006, India

Received 21 January 2014; Accepted 18 March 2014; Published 8 April 2014

Academic Editor: Yeong-Soon Gal

Copyright © 2014 Thejas Gopal Krishne Urs et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

We have carried out systematic studies on Goethite nanoparticles doped (dispersed) HPMC polymer films to quantify the changes in their structural properties, the conductivity, and IR absorbance of films. It is observed that the addition of nanoparticles has significant influence on changing structural parameters and hence enhancing the conductivity of the polymer composite considerably. These polymer composites are water soluble.