Research report 2009 - Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Organic Semiconductors for Electronic Devices
Baumgarten, Martin; Li, Chen; Feng, Xinliang; Müllen, Klaus
Synthetische Chemie (Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen)
MPI für Polymerforschung, Mainz
SummaryOrganic semiconductors allow the preparation of low-cost, flexible and large-area processable devices such as light-emitting diodes (LEDs), field-effect transistors (FETs), photovoltaic cells (PVs), and sensor materials. Thereby a lot of basic science is involved, since besides of technical optimizations there is also a strong need for new synthetic building blocks. Thus actual research focuses on the development of tailored functional organic materials and their processing as films of suitable morphology for the individual applications.