Influence of oxygen ion implantation on the free volume parameters and electrical conductivity of a polymer-based bakelite RPC detector material

Aneesh Kumar, K. V. and Kumaraswamy, G. N. and Ranganathaiah, C. and Ravikumar, H. B. (2017) Influence of oxygen ion implantation on the free volume parameters and electrical conductivity of a polymer-based bakelite RPC detector material. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134 (24). ISSN 1097-4628

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Abstract

ABSTRACT We have investigated the effect of ion implantation on structural modification and the electrical conductivity of Bakelite-resistive plate chamber (RPC) detector material used in high energy physics experiments. Samples of Bakelite polymer were exposed to 100 keV and 150 keV oxygen ions in the fluence of 1012 to 1015 ions cm−2. Ion implantation induced microstructural changes have been studied using positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction and Fourier transform infrared techniques. Positron lifetime parameters viz., o-Ps lifetime and its intensity showed formation of radicals, secondary ions due to the creation of interior tracks by high-energy ions followed by chain scission at lower fluence of 100 keV implantation. The decreased free volume size at 150 keV ion implantation is an indication of crosslinking and filling up of interior tracks by the implanted ions. Variation of ac conductivity with frequency obeys Jonscher power law at 100 keV and the conduction mechanism is explained by barrier hopping model. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2017, 134, 44962.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ageing, crosslinking, free volume, morphology
Subjects: D Physical Science > Physics
Divisions: Department of > Physics
Depositing User: MUL SWAPNA user
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2019 10:31
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2019 10:39
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/3624

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