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Bending an Organic Semiconductor Can Boost Electrical Flow

December 3, 2019

Slightly bending semiconductors made of organic materials can roughly double the speed of electricity flowing through them and…
Microcavities save organic semiconductors from going dark

November 27, 2019

More and more electronics manufacturers are favoring organic LED displays for smartphones, TVs and computers because they are…
Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

November 22, 2017

The research, published Nov. 13 in the journal Nature Materials, focuses on organic semiconductors, a class of materials prized for…
Breakthrough in Organic Electronics Points to uses beyond Cell Phone Screens

November 21, 2017

Organic semiconductors, a class of materials valued for their energy-efficient, low-temperature functioning, are becoming increasingly more popular with…
Advancing the Path to Organic Electronics Beyond Cell Phone Screens

November 21, 2017

A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt…
Researchers Take First Steps to Create Biodegradable Displays for Electronics

October 17, 2015

Americans, on average, replace their mobile phones every 22 months, junking more than 150 million phones a year…
Organic semiconductors will create cheaper, greener devices

April 13, 2015

Research into organic semiconductors could lead to more efficient LED TVs and flexible solar cells that are cheaper…
Organic crystal film grown on new substrate breaks performance record

November 20, 2014

Many future electronic devices may be based not on standard conductors and semiconductors but rather on small organic…
Scientists Shed Light on Organic Photovoltaic Characteristics

September 4, 2014

Photovoltaic devices, also known as solar cells, produce electrical power when exposed to light, and that technology has…
Manipulating Magnetic Field Effects in Organic Semiconductors

July 11, 2014

Changing the polarity of the magnetic field response of a material one thousandth the width of a human…
Nano-imaging probes molecular disorder

June 20, 2014

Using a newly developed imaging method, LMU researchers show that thin-film organic semiconductors contain regions of structural disorder…
Strengthening weak cohesive forces among molecules and atoms by light

May 22, 2014

Yoshiyuki Miyamoto (Leader) of Nano Carbon Materials Simulation Group and Takehide Miyazaki (Leader) of Nonequilibrium Materials Simulation Group,…
Organic photodiodes for sensor applications

May 14, 2014

Powerful, inexpensive and even flexible when they need to be, organic photodiodes are a promising alternative to silicon-based…
Engineers Make World’s Fastest Organic Transistor, Heralding New Generation Of See-through Electronics

January 27, 2014

Teams from Stanford and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln collaborate to make thin, transparent semiconductors that could become the…
Organic lights and solar cells straight from the printer

November 12, 2013

Flickering façades, curved monitors, flashing clothing, fluorescent wallpaper, flexible solar cells – and all printable. This is no…
Social robots see smell

August 13, 2013

Bioengineering graduate student Ryan Myers built a sophisticated printer that can create microelectronics small enough to integrate with…
Organic electronics: Imaging defects in solar cells

June 28, 2013

Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have developed a new method for visualizing material defects in thin-film solar cells.…
Printing innovations provide tenfold improvement in organic electronics

June 3, 2013

SLAC and Stanford researchers have developed a new, printing process for organic thin-film electronics that results in films…
Ultra-thin transistors spread like butter on toast

April 18, 2013

Like spreading a thin layer of butter on toast, Cornell scientists have helped develop a novel process of…
A bright idea: Tiny injectable LEDs help neuroscientists study the brain

April 15, 2013

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis developed ultrathin, flexible optoelectronic…
Micro transistor prototypes map the mind

April 12, 2013

To make better mind maps, a group of French scientists – building on prototypes developed at the Cornell…
Organic electronics – how to make contact between carbon compounds and metal

February 18, 2013

Organic electronics has already hit the market in smart-phone displays and holds great promise for future applications like…
Engineers Show Feasibility of Superfast Materials

February 14, 2013

University of Utah engineers demonstrated it is feasible to build the first organic materials that conduct electricity on…
Organic ferroelectric molecule shows promise for memory chips, sensors

January 28, 2013

At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information’s ones and zeroes. Today…
Kitchen Gadget Inspires Scientist to Make More Effective Plastic Electronics

January 2, 2013

One day in 2010, Rutgers physicist Vitaly Podzorov watched a store employee showcase a kitchen gadget that vacuum-seals…
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