Polymer based electrochemical devices for logic functions and paper displays
2003 (English)Conference paper (Other academic)
Here, we report on devices based on patterned thin films of the conducting polymer system poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) doped with poly(styrene sulphonic acid) (PEDOT:PSS) combined with patterns of solid electrolyte. The key device functionalities base on the updating of the RedOx state of PEDOT. This results in control of the electronic properties of this conjugated polymer, i.e. the conductivity and optical properties are updated. Based on this we have achieved electric current rectifiers, transistors and display cells. Also, matrix addressed displays will be presented. Electrochemical switching is taking place when the oxidation and reduction potentials are overcome respectively. Therefore, these devices operate at voltage levels less then 2 Volts. Low voltage operation is achieved in devices not requiring any extremely narrow dimensions, as is the case for field effect driven devices. All devices reported can or has been made using standard printing techniques on flexible carriers.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2003. Vol. 5051, 429-436 p.
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-46423DOI: 10.1117/12.484369OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-46423DiVA: diva2:267319