Handbook of Organic Materials for Optical and (Opto)Electronic Devices, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0857098764
  • ISBN-13: 9780857098764
  • DDC: 621.381045
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 832 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Small molecules and conjugated polymers, the two main types of organic materials used for optoelectronic and photonic devices, can be used in a number of applications including organic light-emitting diodes, photovoltaic devices, photorefractive devices and waveguides. Organic materials are attractive due to their low cost, the possibility of their deposition from solution onto large-area substrates, and the ability to tailor their properties. The Handbook of organic materials for optical and (opto)electronic devices provides an overview of the properties of organic optoelectronic and nonlinear optical materials, and explains how these materials can be used across a range of applications.Parts one and two explore the materials used for organic optoelectronics and nonlinear optics, their properties, and methods of their characterization illustrated by physical studies. Part three moves on to discuss the applications of optoelectronic and nonlinear optical organic materials in devices and includes chapters on organic solar cells, electronic memory devices, and electronic chemical sensors, electro-optic devices.The Handbook of organic materials for optical and (opto)electronic devices is a technical resource for physicists, chemists, electrical engineers and materials scientists involved in research and development of organic semiconductor and nonlinear optical materials and devices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributor Contact Details.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials.
1: Materials For Organic (opto)Electronics and Nonlinear Optics: Structure–Property Relations.
2: Small Molecular Weight Materials for (opto)Electronic Applications: Overview.
3: Influence of Film Morphology on Optical and Electronic Properties of Organic Materials.
4: Doping Effects on Charge Transport in Organic Materials.
5: Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of π-Conjugated Polymers with Thiophene Units and Molecular Assembly of the Polymers.
6: Small Molecule Supramolecular Assemblies for Third-order Nonlinear Optics.
7: Molecular Crystals and Crystalline Thin Films for Photonics.
8: (Opto)Electronic and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials and Their Characterization.
9: Charge Generation and Transport in Organic Materials.
10: Optical, Photoluminescent and Electroluminescent Properties of Organic Materials.
11: Nonlinear Optical Properties of Organic Materials.
12: Ultrafast Intrachain Exciton Dynamics in π-Conjugated Polymers.
13: Ultrafast Charge Carrier Dynamics in Organic (opto)Electronic Materials.
14: Short-Pulse Induced Photocurrent and Photoluminescence in Organic Materials.
15: Conductivity Measurements of Organic Materials Using Field-Effect Transistors (FETs) and Space-Charge-Limited Current (SCLC) Technique.
16: Charge Transport Features in Disordered Organic Materials Measured by Time-of-flight (TOF), Xerographic Discharge (XTOF) and Charge Extraction by Linearly Increasing Voltage (CELIV) Techniques.
17: Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Characterization of Metal–Organic Interactions.
18: Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) as a Characterization Technique and Phenomological Probe for Organic Materials.
19: Applications of (opto)Electronic and Nonlinear Optical Organic Materials in Devices.
20: Organic Solar Cells (OSCs).
21: Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs).
22: Organic Spintronics.
23: Organic Semiconductors (OSCs) for Electronic Chemical Sensors.
24: Organic Bioelectronics.
25: Organic Electronic Memory Devices.
26: Unconventional Molecular Scale Logic Devices.
27: Photorefractive (PR) Polymers and Their Recent Applications.
28: Organic Waveguides, Ultra-Low Loss Demultiplexers and Electro-Optic (EO) Polymer Devices.