TITLE

Photoconduction in fullerene films

AUTHOR(S)
Konenkamp, R.; Erxmeyer, J.
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/8/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p758
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the photoconduction in fullerene thin films. Involvement of molecular excitation schemes in the mobile carrier generation; Occurrence of the energy transition; Observation on the weak and field-dependent photoresponse; Relation of the edge between localized and extended states to the vibronic peak.
ACCESSION #
4221583

 

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