Title : Introduction to Plastic Electronics
Course No :EE5346
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Syllabus :


To give an exposure to the basics of Plastic Electronics, a topical field of study, involving electronic and optoelectronic devices those are compatible to the flexible substrates, enabling inexpensive processing techniques, mechanically flexible and less power consumption.

Course contents

(1) Historical Background; Objectives and scopes; Basics of organic semiconductors (2) Localized Charge Transport; Concept of Polaron (3) Organic Electronic Devices: Diodes (4) Organic Field-Effect Transistors: Charge transport (5) Optoelectronic properties of Organic Semiconductors (6) Organic LED; Organic Light Emitting Transistors; Phosphorescent LED (7) Organic Solar Cells (8) Organic Photo-FET: Charge generation, recombination and transport (9) Organic TFT Chemical sensors (10) Brief introduction to frontier area of oxide semiconductors and graphene as the potential materials for plastic electronics

Text Books :

Reference Books

  1. S.-S. Sun, L. R. Dalton, “Introduction to Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices”, (Editor), CRC Press, 2008.
  2. F. So, “Organic Electronics: Materials, Processing, Devices and Applications”, CRC Press, 2009.
  3. I. Kymissis, “Organic Field Effect Transistors: Theory, Fabrication and Characterization (Integrated Circuits and Systems)”, Springer, 2009.
  4. K. Müllen, U. Scherf, “Organic Light Emitting Devices: Synthesis, Properties and Applications”, John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
  5. S.-S. Sun, N. S. Sariciftci, “Organic photovoltaics: mechanism, materials, and devices,” Taylor & Francis, 2005.
  6. S. M. Sze, “Physics of Semiconductor Devices”, John Wiley and Sons.
  7. Literature: Journal and Conference papers, Articles, Review