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dc.contributor.authorBotiz, Ioan
dc.contributor.authorStingelin, Natalie
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-23T13:52:10Z
dc.date.available2016-02-23T13:52:10Z
dc.date.issued2014-03-19
dc.identifier.citationBotiz I, Stingelin N (2014) Influence of Molecular Conformations and Microstructure on the Optoelectronic Properties of Conjugated Polymers. Materials 7: 2273–2300. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma7032273.
dc.identifier.issn1996-1944
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ma7032273
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/596999
dc.description.abstractIt is increasingly obvious that the molecular conformations and the long-range arrangement that conjugated polymers can adopt under various experimental conditions in bulk, solutions or thin films, significantly impact their resulting optoelectronic properties. As a consequence, the functionalities and efficiencies of resulting organic devices, such as field-effect transistors, light-emitting diodes, or photovoltaic cells, also dramatically change due to the close structure/property relationship. A range of structure/optoelectronic properties relationships have been investigated over the last few years using various experimental and theoretical methods, and, further, interesting correlations are continuously revealed by the scientific community. In this review, we discuss the latest findings related to the structure/optoelectronic properties interrelationships that exist in organic devices fabricated with conjugated polymers in terms of charge mobility, absorption, photoluminescence, as well as photovoltaic properties. © 2014 by the authors.
dc.description.sponsorshipIoan Botiz thanks Paul Freyberg for reading the manuscript. Natalie Stingelin acknowledges her support by a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Independent Researcher Fellowship under the grant agreement No. 279587 and KAUST Competitive Research Grant (CRG-1-2012-THO-015).
dc.publisherMDPI AG
dc.rightsThis is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.subjectConjugated polymer materials
dc.subjectMicrostructure
dc.subjectMolecular conformation
dc.subjectMorphology
dc.subjectNanostructuring
dc.subjectOptoelectronic properties
dc.subjectOrganic devices
dc.titleInfluence of Molecular Conformations and Microstructure on the Optoelectronic Properties of Conjugated Polymers
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.journalMaterials
dc.contributor.institutionUniversitatea Babes-Bolyai din Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Napoca, Romania
dc.contributor.institutionImperial College London, London, United Kingdom
kaust.grant.numberCRG-1-2012-THO-015
refterms.dateFOA2018-06-13T12:08:22Z


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