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Charge-transport in Organic Semiconductors: Probing High Mobility with Light

  • Demetrio A da Silva Filho (a1), Pedro Henrique de Oliveira Neto (a1), M. Carmen Ruiz Delgado (a2), Juan T. Lopez Navarrete (a2) and Juan Casado (a2)...


Efficient charge transport is key to the operation of the various devices based on organic semiconductors, such as OLEDs, OPVs and OFETs. Both academia and industry are investing heavily in the development of new organic materials and processing techniques to improve device performance. An important parameter to tweak is the mobility of charge carriers. Triggered by an experimental result, here we investigate whether this parameter can be probed indirectly using UV-VIS spectroscopy. This would simplify the process of characterization and optimization of the mobility in amorphous molecular films, for example.



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