EPJ B Colloquium - Conjugated polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes: physical properties and device applications

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s-SWNTs/PCBM heterojunction (Fig. 9c modified from Ref. [77] of the paper).

This EPJ B Colloquium presents an overview of the preparation method and physical properties of a new hybrid system consisting of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) wrapped in conjugated polymers. The technique, which was first demonstrated in 2007, has attracted great interest owing to the high purity of the resulting semiconducting SWNTs and the possibility of applying them in electronic devices. Here, the authors review recent progress in the preparation of these nano-hybrids, their photophysical properties, and their applications in field-effect transistors and photovoltaic devices.

Conjugated polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes: physical properties and device applications. Widianta Gomulya, Jia Gao, and Maria Antonietta Loi (2013) Eur.Phys. J. B, DOI: 10.1140/epjb/e2013-40707-9

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