The electronic structure of poly (p-phenylene vinylene)

N. Sato, M. Lögdlund, R. Lazzaroni, W. R. Salaneck, J. L. Brédas, D. D.C. Bradley, R. H. Friend, K. E. Ziemelis

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The electronic structure of poly(p-phenylene vinylene) (PPV) has been studied using ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS). The experimental results are in excellent agreement with the results of model quantum chemical calculations based upon the valence effective Hamiltonian (VEH) method. The excellent agreement between theory and experiment enables a detailed description of the electronic structure, and the subsequent comparison of the present results with previous results in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-306
Number of pages8
JournalChemical Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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