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dc.contributor.author Palermo, Vincenzo
dc.contributor.author Schwartz, Erik
dc.contributor.author Finlayson, Christopher Edward
dc.contributor.author Liscio, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Otten, Matthijs B. J.
dc.contributor.author Trapani, Sara
dc.contributor.author Müllen, Klaus
dc.contributor.author Beljonne, David
dc.contributor.author Friend, Richard H.
dc.contributor.author Notle, Roeland J. M.
dc.contributor.author Rowan, Alan E.
dc.contributor.author Samori, Paolo
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-05T12:14:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-05T12:14:42Z
dc.date.issued 2010-02
dc.identifier.citation Palermo , V , Schwartz , E , Finlayson , C E , Liscio , A , Otten , M B J , Trapani , S , Müllen , K , Beljonne , D , Friend , R H , Notle , R J M , Rowan , A E & Samori , P 2010 , ' Macromolecular Scaffolding: The Relationship Between Nanoscale Architecture and Function in Multichromophoric Arrays for Organic Electronics ' Advanced Materials , vol 22 , no. 8 , pp. E81-E88 . , 10.1002/adma.200903672 en
dc.identifier.issn 0935-9648
dc.identifier.other PURE: 177117
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/7898
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7898
dc.description Palermo, V., Schwartz, E., Finlayson, C. E., Liscio, A., Otten, M. B. J., Trapani, S., Müllen, K., Beljonne, D., Friend, R. H., Notle, R. J. M., Rowan, A. E., Samori, P. (2010). Macromolecular Scaffolding: The Relationship Between Nanoscale Architecture and Function in Multichromophoric Arrays for Organic Electronics. Advanced Materials, 22 (8), E81-E88. en
dc.description.abstract The optimization of the electronic properties of molecular materials based on optically or electrically active organic building blocks requires a fine-tuning of their self-assembly properties at surfaces. Such a fine-tuning can be obtained on a scale up to 10 nm by mastering principles of supramolecular chemistry, i.e., by using suitably designed molecules interacting via pre-programmed noncovalent forces. The control and fine-tuning on a greater length scale is more difficult and challenging. This Research News highlights recent results we obtained on a new class of macromolecules that possess a very rigid backbone and side chains that point away from this backbone. Each side chain contains an organic semiconducting moiety, whose position and electronic interaction with neighboring moieties are dictated by the central macromolecular scaffold. A combined experimental and theoretical approach has made it possible to unravel the physical and chemical properties of this system across multiple length scales. The (opto)electronic properties of the new functional architectures have been explored by constructing prototypes of field-effect transistors and solar cells, thereby providing direct insight into the relationship between architecture and function. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Advanced Materials en
dc.title Macromolecular Scaffolding: The Relationship Between Nanoscale Architecture and Function in Multichromophoric Arrays for Organic Electronics en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.200903672
dc.contributor.institution Materials Research en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Mathematics & Physics (ADT) en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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