Integrated Materials Design of Organic Semiconductors for Field-Effect Transistors

Jianguo Mei, Ying Diao, Anthony L. Appleton, Lei Fang, Zhenan Bao

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The past couple of years have witnessed a remarkable burst in the development of organic field-effect transistors (OFETs), with a number of organic semiconductors surpassing the benchmark mobility of 10 cm2/(V s). In this perspective, we highlight some of the major milestones along the way to provide a historical view of OFET development, introduce the integrated molecular design concepts and process engineering approaches that lead to the current success, and identify the challenges ahead to make OFETs applicable in real applications. © 2013 American Chemical Society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6724-6746
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number18
StatePublished - Apr 26 2013
Externally publishedYes

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: This work is supported by the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, the Department of Energy, Laboratory Directed Research and Development funding, under contract DE-AC02-76SF00515, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (FA9550-12-1-01906), National Science Foundation (DMR-1006989) and DARPA Qube Program. We also acknowledge the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry, and the support from the Global Climate and Energy Program at Stanford.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.


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