Carrier Transport and Luminescence Properties of Nanocomposites of Poly[2-methoxy-5-(2-ethyl hexyloxy)-p-phenylene vinylene] and Dehydrated Nanotubes Titanic Acid
Abstract:The carrier transport capability and luminescence efficiency of poly(2-methoxy-5-(2-ethyl hexyloxy)-p-phenylene vinylene) (MEH-PPV) films are enhanced by doping with dehydrated nanotubed titanic acid (DNTA). MEH-PPV molecules, either wrapped on the outer surface of or encapsulated into DNTA pores, have a more open, straighter conformation than undoped molecules, which induces a longer conjugated backbone and stronger interchain interactions, thereby, enhancing carrier mobility. MEH-PPV molecules within DNTA pores have higher exciton recombination efficiency owing to quantum confinement and the antenna effect.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-12-01
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