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Enhancement of charge-transport characteristics in polymeric films using polymer brushes



Enhancement of charge-transport characteristics in polymeric films using polymer brushes



Nano Letters 6(3): 573-578



We show that charge-transporting polymer chains in the brush conformation can be synthesized from a variety of substrates of interest, displaying a high degree of stretching and showing up to a 3 orders of magnitude increase in current density normal to the substrate as compared with a spin-coated film. These nanostructured polymeric films may prove to be suitable for electronic devices based on molecular semiconductors as current fabrication techniques often provide little control over film structure.

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DOI: 10.1021/nl051803t



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