Synthesis and characterization of poly 2-formyl thiophene by hydrochloric acid as catalyst


  • Ahmad Khalid AlHamdan Damascus University / College of Science / Department of Chemistry
  • Ahmad Mohamad Falah Damascuse Unv.
  • fawaz Deri Damascus Unv.



Thiophene, 2-formylthiophene, polymers Characterization, XPS, EDX, SEM


Usually Thiophene and its derivatives  were polymerized by chemical and electrochemical method. In this paper 2-formylthiophene was polymerized by  hydrochloric acid as catalyst in Alcohol as solvent. The resulting polymer was Characterized  by (FT/IR, 1H-NMR, EDX and XPS) to determine the polymer structure. the resulting polymer  was scaned by  scaning electron microscope (SEM) for its morphological properties. We found the polymer consisting of Spherical particles with a rough surface (average diameters of 121 nanometers) that clump together and form clusters

Author Biography

Ahmad Khalid AlHamdan, Damascus University / College of Science / Department of Chemistry

Damascus University / College of Science / Department of Chemistry


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