New Data from Columbia University Illuminate Findings in Organic Electronics (Impedance spectroscopy on copper phthalocyanine diodes with surface-induced molecular orientation)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Newsweekly -- New research on Organic Electronics is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating in New York City, New York, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Molecular orientation and packing motif governs charge-transport property of organic semiconductor films, especially for planar small molecules. We analyze the surface-induced orientation of copper phthalocyannine (CuPc) molecules deposited on graphene or poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): poly(styrenesulfonate) covered indium-tin-oxide (PEDOT:PSS/ITO)."
The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Columbia University, "The CuPc films deposited on graphene are templated with preferential face-on stacking, whereas the molecules on PEDOT: PSS/ITO crystallize with edge-on ordering. Static current-voltage measurement and small-signal impedance spectroscopy are combined to elucidate the structural impact on the electrical response when those films are part of a rectifying diode. The graphene-templated diode shows enhanced out-of-plane hole conduction as compared to the diode with a PEDOT: PSS/ITO contact."
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "Equivalent circuits describing charge injection and transport properties are proposed."
For more information on this research see: Impedance spectroscopy on copper phthalocyanine diodes with surface-induced molecular orientation. Organic Electronics, 2014;15(8):1724-1730. Organic Electronics can be contacted at: Elsevier Science Bv, PO Box 211, 1000 Ae Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Elsevier - www.elsevier.com; Organic Electronics - www.elsevier.com/wps/product/cws_home/620806)
Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting C.H. Kim, Columbia University, Dept. of Elect Engn, New York, NY 10027, United States. Additional authors for this research include H. Hlaing, S. Yang, Y. Bonnassieux, G. Horowitz and I. Kymissis.
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