Electrical conductivity of organized chromophores in bilayer film

R. Aoki, T. Kunitake, N. Kimizuka, M. Shimomura

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    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
    Issue number1-3
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 1987

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry


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