Mutual electrical doping in polymers

Two initially neutral conjugated semiconducting polymers are found to transfer electrons when put in contact in the solid state, leading to mutual electrical doping.

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Fig. 1: Schematic representation of the interface formed in the solid state in bilayer films or in blends of two polymers BBL and P(g42T-T).


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Kippelen, B. Mutual electrical doping in polymers. Nat. Mater. 19, 702–704 (2020).

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