Chemical engineering in the electronics industry: progress towards the rational design of organic semiconductor heterojunctions
KAUST Grant NumberKUS-C1-018-02
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AbstractWe review the current status of heterojunction design for combinations of organic semiconductor materials, given its central role in affecting the device performance for electronic devices and solar cell applications. We provide an emphasis on recent progress towards the rational design of heterojunctions that may lead to higher performance of charge separation and mobility. We also play particular attention to the role played by computational approaches and its potential to help define the best choice of materials for solar cell development in the future. We report the current status of the field with respect to such goals. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.
CitationClancy P (2012) Chemical engineering in the electronics industry: progress towards the rational design of organic semiconductor heterojunctions. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 1: 117–122. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coche.2012.01.001.
SponsorsMy thanks to my colleague, Tobias Hanrath, for carefully reading and improving the manuscript. This publication is based on work supported in part by Award No. KUS-C1-018-02, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).