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Physicists have found a way to make transistors using materials that are highly rated for their performance in next-generation solar cells and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The researchers have overcome the problem of the material’s ion content interfering with the flow of electronic current through a transistor. This breakthrough may pave the way for researcher into greener electronic components for low-cost electronic devices more

How modern algorithms can be used to improve organic light-emitting diodes more

Scientists have found a way to generate electricity from nylon, raising hopes that the clothes on our backs will become an important source of energy. more

An understanding of microscopic processes in perovskite solar cells can lead to increased efficiency more

Calculating the best fabrication strategy for organic electronic components more

Improving the molecular design of organic semiconductors more

Scientists develop solution processable ferroelectric nylons more

Researchers are developing an efficient OLED consisting of only one layer more

Polymer light-emitting diodes (PLEDs) are attractive for use in large–area displays and lighting panels, but their limited stability impedes commercialization. Scientists of the Max Planck Institut for Polymer Research (MPIP) in Mainz have discovered the reasons for instability. more

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany, have received an unexpected result: They have discovered a new method to improve contacts in OLEDs. This new approach leads to a higher energy efficiency and can be used in almost any organic semiconductor element. more

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