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Blending organic building blocks

Multifunctional organic materials can be used to make optically tunable organic transistors that can operate on microsecond timescales, thus opening new perspectives in the design of organic integrated circuits.

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Figure 1: Molecular photochromic building blocks, energetics and the working principle of an optically switchable organic transistor.


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Sayago, J., Rosei, F. & Santato, C. Blending organic building blocks. Nature Photon 6, 639–640 (2012).

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