Organic semiconductor density of states controls the energy level alignment at electrode interfaces

@inproceedings{Oehzelt2014OrganicSD,
  title={Organic semiconductor density of states controls the energy level alignment at electrode interfaces},
  author={Martin Oehzelt and Norbert Koch and Georg Heimel},
  booktitle={Nature communications},
  year={2014}
}
Minimizing charge carrier injection barriers and extraction losses at interfaces between organic semiconductors and metallic electrodes is critical for optimizing the performance of organic (opto-) electronic devices. Here, we implement a detailed electrostatic model, capable of reproducing the alignment between the electrode Fermi energy and the transport states in the organic semiconductor both qualitatively and quantitatively. Covering the full phenomenological range of interfacial energy… CONTINUE READING
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