Electrochromic Systems and the Prospects for Devices

  title={Electrochromic Systems and the Prospects for Devices},
  author={David R. Rosseinsky and Roger J. Mortimer},
  journal={Advanced Materials},
Many inorganic and organic materials exhibit redox states with distinct electronic (UV-vis) absorption bands. When the switching of redox states generates new or different visible region bands, the material is electrochromic. Electrochromic materials are currently attracting much interest in academia and industry for both their fascinating spectroelectrochemical properties and their commercial applications. In this review some of the most important examples from the major classes of… 

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