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Title: Ion Conduction in Polymerized Ionic Liquids with Different Pendant Groups

Abstract

Polymerized ionic liquids (PolyILs) are promising candidates for energy storage and electrochemical devices applications. Understanding their ionic transport mechanism is the key for designing highly conductive PolyILs. By using broadband dielectric spectroscopy (BDS), rheology, and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), a systematic study has been carried out to provide a better understanding of the ionic transport mechanism in PolyILs with different pendant groups. The variation of pendant groups results in different dielectric, mechanical, and thermal properties of these PolyILs. The Walden plot analysis shows that the data points for all these PolyILs fall above the ideal Walden line, and the deviation from the ideal line increases upon approaching the glass transition temperature (T g). Moreover, the conductivity for these PolyILs at their Tgs are much higher than the usually reported value 10 15 S/cm for polymer electrolytes, in which the ionic transport is closely coupled to the segmental dynamics. These results indicate a decoupling of ionic conductivity from the segmental relaxation in these materials. The degree of decoupling increases with the increase of the fragility of polymer segmental relaxation. Finally, we relate this observation to a decrease in polymer packing efficiency with an increase in fragility.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1265844
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; DMR-1408811
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Macromolecules
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 48; Journal Issue: 13; Journal ID: ISSN 0024-9297
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Fan, Fei, Wang, Yangyang, Hong, Tao, Heres, Maximilian F., Saito, Tomonori, and Sokolov, Alexei P. Ion Conduction in Polymerized Ionic Liquids with Different Pendant Groups. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00257.
Fan, Fei, Wang, Yangyang, Hong, Tao, Heres, Maximilian F., Saito, Tomonori, & Sokolov, Alexei P. Ion Conduction in Polymerized Ionic Liquids with Different Pendant Groups. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00257.
Fan, Fei, Wang, Yangyang, Hong, Tao, Heres, Maximilian F., Saito, Tomonori, and Sokolov, Alexei P. Fri . "Ion Conduction in Polymerized Ionic Liquids with Different Pendant Groups". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00257.
@article{osti_1265844,
title = {Ion Conduction in Polymerized Ionic Liquids with Different Pendant Groups},
author = {Fan, Fei and Wang, Yangyang and Hong, Tao and Heres, Maximilian F. and Saito, Tomonori and Sokolov, Alexei P.},
abstractNote = {Polymerized ionic liquids (PolyILs) are promising candidates for energy storage and electrochemical devices applications. Understanding their ionic transport mechanism is the key for designing highly conductive PolyILs. By using broadband dielectric spectroscopy (BDS), rheology, and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), a systematic study has been carried out to provide a better understanding of the ionic transport mechanism in PolyILs with different pendant groups. The variation of pendant groups results in different dielectric, mechanical, and thermal properties of these PolyILs. The Walden plot analysis shows that the data points for all these PolyILs fall above the ideal Walden line, and the deviation from the ideal line increases upon approaching the glass transition temperature (Tg). Moreover, the conductivity for these PolyILs at their Tgs are much higher than the usually reported value 10 15 S/cm for polymer electrolytes, in which the ionic transport is closely coupled to the segmental dynamics. These results indicate a decoupling of ionic conductivity from the segmental relaxation in these materials. The degree of decoupling increases with the increase of the fragility of polymer segmental relaxation. Finally, we relate this observation to a decrease in polymer packing efficiency with an increase in fragility.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00257},
journal = {Macromolecules},
issn = {0024-9297},
number = 13,
volume = 48,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {7}
}