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dc.contributor.authorBLAU, WERNERen
dc.contributor.authorCOLEMAN, JONATHANen
dc.contributor.authorDRURY, ANNAen
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-13T10:54:16Z
dc.date.available2010-07-13T10:54:16Z
dc.date.issued2004en
dc.date.submitted2004en
dc.identifier.citationLipson SM, Coleman JN, Drury A, O'Brien DF, Blau WJ, Cadby AJ, Lane PA, Bradley DDC, Alternating and direct current characterization and photoinduced absorption studies of modified conjugated polymer thin films, Journal of Applied Physics, 95, 11, 2004, 6138 - 6144en
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2262/40264
dc.descriptionPUBLISHEDen
dc.description.abstractControl of interchain separation enables the optical properties of polymer thin films to be altered. We present a thin film preparation technique that increases the free volume fraction in spin coated polymer thin films resulting in reduced interchain interaction. The polaron yield, measured using photoinduced absorption, was significantly reduced as a direct result of the increased interchain separation, leading to a higher value for the measured photoluminescence efficiency. Impedance spectroscopy showed an increase in permittivity, probably due to greater polarizability. Increases approaching one order of magnitude were observed for direct current hole conductivity and mobility values. Space charge limited conduction analysis suggests a narrowing of the highest occupied molecular orbital band tail on treatment resulting in reduced trapping. Single layer light emitting devices prepared using this technique were found to be significantly brighter and to have longer operating lifetimesen
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors wish to acknowledge the financial support of the Irish Higher Education Authority and the COST 518 project.en
dc.format.extent6138en
dc.format.extent6144en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Applied Physicsen
dc.relation.ispartofseries95en
dc.relation.ispartofseries11en
dc.rightsYen
dc.subjectPhysicsen
dc.subjectControl of interchain separationen
dc.titleAlternating and direct current characterization and photoinduced absorption studies of modified conjugated polymer thin filmsen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.sponsorHigher Education Authority (HEA)en
dc.type.supercollectionscholarly_publicationsen
dc.type.supercollectionrefereed_publicationsen
dc.identifier.peoplefinderurlhttp://people.tcd.ie/wblauen
dc.identifier.peoplefinderurlhttp://people.tcd.ie/colemajen
dc.identifier.peoplefinderurlhttp://people.tcd.ie/adruryen
dc.identifier.rssinternalid26158en
dc.identifier.rssurihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1719261en


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