Volume 90 Issue 17 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: April 23, 2012

Electrodes By Solution Processing

Electronics: Polymer coating simplifies organic thin-film technology
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Materials SCENE
Keywords: organic electronics, work function, plastic electronics, OLED, organic photovoltaics, coatings

A simple polymer-based coating process can reduce the cost and complexity of fabricating organic optoelectronic devices, according to a study published in Science by researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology (DOI: 10.1126/science.1218829). The finding may broaden the use of solar cells, electronic display technologies, and other applications of organic thin films, which offer key advantages over conventional semiconductor-based devices.

Compared with silicon- and other inorganic semiconductor-based electronics, devices constructed from thin films of . . .

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