Transparent Electronics: From Synthesis to Applications

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The challenge for producing “invisible” electroniccircuitry and opto-electronic devices is that the transistormaterials must be transparent to visible light yet have goodcarrier mobilities. This requires a special class of materialshaving “contra-indicated properties” because from theband structure point of view, the combination of transparency andconductivity is contradictory.

Structured to strike a balance between introductory and advancedtopics, this monograph juxtaposes fundamental science andtechnology / application issues, and essential materialscharacteristics versus device architecture and practicalapplications. The first section is devoted to fundamental materialscompositions and their properties, including transparent conductingoxides, transparent oxide semiconductors, p-type wide-band-gapsemiconductors, and single-wall carbon nanotubes. The secondsection deals with transparent electronic devices includingthin-film transistors, photovoltaic cells, integrated electroniccircuits, displays, sensors, solar cells, and electro-opticdevices.

Describing scientific fundamentals and recent breakthroughs suchas the first “invisible” transistor, TransparentElectronics: From Synthesis to Applications brings togetherworld renowned experts from both academia, national laboratories,and industry.

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Antonio Facchetti is a research professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Materials Research Center at Northwestern University in Evanston (USA). He obtained his Laurea degree in Chemistry cum laude and a PhD in Chemical Sciences from the University of Milan (Italy). Professor Facchetti then carried out postdoctoral research at the University of California-Berkeley with Profesor Andrew Streitwieser and at Northwestern University with Professor Tobin J. Marks and in 2002 he joined Northwestern University. Professor Facchetti is a co-founder of Polyera Corporation and has published about 110 research articles and holds 23 patents. His research interests include organic semiconducting and dielectric materials, conducting polymers, molecular electronics, organic second- and third-order nonlinear optical materials, and lanthanide complexes for magnetic resonance imaging.

Professor Tobin J. Marks is Vladimir N. Ipatieff Professor of Catalytic Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the Department of Chemistry and the Materials Research Center, Northwestern University. He obtained his PhD from MIT (USA). Professor Marks has received 58 named lectureships and awards, including the ACS Awards in Polymeric Materials, in Organometallic Chemistry and in Inorganic Chemistry, in the Chemistry of Materials, the Cotton Medal, the Linus Pauling Medal, the Karl Ziegler Medal of the German Chemical Society and the Frankland Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Marks has published over 770 research articles and holds 70 patents. He is also on the editorial boards of 9 major journals and is consultant or advisory board member for 5 corporations and start-ups. His current research interests include electronic and photonic materials, CVD, homogeneous catalysis, organometallic chemistry, mind-boggling catalytic transformations, and metal ion biochemistry.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Mar 25, 2010
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Pages
470
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ISBN
9780470710593
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English
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Science / Chemistry / General
Technology & Engineering / Materials Science / General
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