Applied Chemistry, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Sep  2018, Pages 36-42; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

Optical Properties of Modified Poly (Vinyl Chloride) by Schiff Base with Different Metals

Applied Chemistry, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Sep  2018, Pages 36-42.

DOI: 10.31058/

Emad Yousif 1* , Dina S. Ahmed 1 , Rahimi M. Yusop 2 , Salam A. Mohammed 3

1 Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq

2 School of Chemical Science and Food Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, elangor, Malaysia

3 Department of Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering, College of Engineering and Architecture, University of Nizwa, Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman

Received: 10 July 2018; Accepted: 20 August 2018; Published: 25 September 2018

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In this study, the optical properties of modified PVC with different metals in THF have been investigated. These reactions led to formation new polymeric films (PVC-L-M) which characterized by FTIR spectrophotometry, energy gap and surface morphology. The optical data observed that the energy gap values are influenced by type of metals. The different metals led to change in energy gap values, the values of with the variation of metals have been found from 1.88 to 5.39 eV. Different metals in polymeric chain due to change in surface morphology. The results demonstrated that modified PVC and the optical band gap have been correlated with the different metals.


PVC Film, Optical Properties, Schiff Base, Energy Gap, Surface Morphology


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