Nano exploration of conducting polymers for highly conjugated electronic configuration organic semiconductors and PV cells

Choudhary, R. B.
February 2008
Popular Plastics & Packaging;Feb2008, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p35
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The article focuses on nano exploration of conducting polymers for highly conjugated electronic configuration of organic semiconductors and photovoltaic (PV) cells. It presents the characteristics of conjugated polymers and examines the mode of storing the charge along the polymer chain. It also mentions the applications of conducting polymers at all levels of microelectronics.


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