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UV-ozone treatment of PEDOT-based materials resulting in increased work functions
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
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Abstract [en]

We describe a simple method to increase the work function of PEDOT-PFESA and PEDOT-PSS by short exposure to UV and ozone in a "UVO-Cleaner®". The creation of carbonyl gmups in the surface region fotms a dipole layer shifting the vacuum level with a followed increase in work function. It has been shown that the work function of PEDOT-PFESA can be increased by as much as -0.4 eV to the absolute value of 6.3 eV and by at least -0.2 eV for PEDOT-PSS to the absolute value of 5.4 e V. The increase in work function has also proven to be time dependent with the largest increasing rate occuning for short exposure times. Upon ozone treatment, both PEDOT and PSS are oxidized whereas PFESA seems to be unaffected.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-85556OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-85556DiVA: diva2:571610
Available from: 2012-11-23 Created: 2012-11-23 Last updated: 2012-11-23
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1. Materials study of organic electronics
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2005 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
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The electronic structure of materials for use in organic electronics is studied in this thesis. The first part includes applied research in the form of studies of polymers for use in polymer light emitting devices. The second part is more directed toward organic based spintronics and contains research regarding a room temperature organic ferrimagnetic material. Common for the studies, apart from that all regard organic material, are the use of electron spectroscopy techniques. The studies give new spectroscopic evidence of how the energy level alignment occurs between electrical conductors and spin coated semiconducting polymers, i.e. alignment at the anode side of polymer light emitting devices. The studies prove theoretical predictions regarding spontaneous charge injection forming positive polaronic species in the semiconducting polymer, pinned to the Fermi level of the substrate. The first part also includes studies of novel conducting polymers, based on PEDOT and polyaniline, with work functions spanning from 4.2 eV to 6.4 eV. In the case of organic magnets, our design and construction of the purpose built vacuum deposition system allowed for the first time oxygen free films of the extremely reactive organic ferrimagnet, vanadium tetracyanoethylene (V(TCNE)x), to be studied by means of several different electron spectroscopies, proving or disproving several previous results and assumptions.

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Linköping: Linköpings universitet, 2005. 48 p.
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Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Dissertations, ISSN 0345-7524 ; 971
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Engineering and Technology
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urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-32276 (URN)18164 (Local ID)91-85457-30-2 (ISBN)18164 (Archive number)18164 (OAI)
Public defence
2005-10-21, Hörsal K3, Campus Norrköping, Norrköping, 10:15 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-09 Last updated: 2012-11-23

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