Electrical conductivity of organized chromophores in bilayer film

R. Aoki, Toyoki Kunitake, Nobuo Kimizuka, M. Shimomura

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Abstract

Long chain molecular crystal films in multi-bilayer structure have been prepared by simple casting technique in several μm thickness, and they were observed in electric conductivity as {A figure is presented} with anisotropy of {A figure is presented}. Introduction of chromophores of benzene, stilbene, or azobenzene unit into this long chain molecule was tried, and the photo conductivity was observed in order to check the direct π-electron transfer among the molecules. Significant photo enhancement in the conduction current was observed at more than 103 times by mercury lamp illumination at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)861-866
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Metals
Volume18
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics

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