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Polymers 2011, 3(4), 1600-1606; doi:10.3390/polym3041600
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Preparation and Characterization of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogel Electrolyte Using Alkaline Solution

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Received: 3 August 2011; in revised form: 29 August 2011 / Accepted: 21 September 2011 / Published: 26 September 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polymer Nanogels and Microgels)
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Abstract: Organic-inorganic hybrid hydrogel electrolytes were prepared by mixing hydrotalcite, cross-linked potassium poly(acrylate) and 6 M KOH solution. The organic-inorganic hybrid hydrogel electrolytes had high ionic conductivity (0.456–0.540 S cm−1) at 30 °C. Moreover, the mechanical strength of the hydrogel electrolytes was high enough to form a 2–3 mm thick freestanding membrane because of the reinforcement with hydrotalcite.
Keywords: hydrogel electrolyte; organic-inorganic hybrid; alkaline electrolyte hydrogel electrolyte; organic-inorganic hybrid; alkaline electrolyte
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Chiku, M.; Tomita, S.; Higuchi, E.; Inoue, H. Preparation and Characterization of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogel Electrolyte Using Alkaline Solution. Polymers 2011, 3, 1600-1606.

AMA Style

Chiku M, Tomita S, Higuchi E, Inoue H. Preparation and Characterization of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogel Electrolyte Using Alkaline Solution. Polymers. 2011; 3(4):1600-1606.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Chiku, Masanobu; Tomita, Shoji; Higuchi, Eiji; Inoue, Hiroshi. 2011. "Preparation and Characterization of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogel Electrolyte Using Alkaline Solution." Polymers 3, no. 4: 1600-1606.


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