Self-Assembled Photochromic Molecular Dipoles for High-Performance Polymer Thin-Film Transistors.

  title={Self-Assembled Photochromic Molecular Dipoles for High-Performance Polymer Thin-Film Transistors.},
  author={Satyaprasad P. Senanayak and Vinod Kumar Sangwan and Julian J. McMorrow and Ken Everaerts and Zhihua Chen and Antonio F. Facchetti and Mark Christopher Hersam and Tobin J. Marks and Kavassery Sureswaran Narayan},
  journal={ACS applied materials \& interfaces},
  volume={10 25},
The development of high-performance multifunctional polymer-based electronic circuits is a major step toward future flexible electronics. Here, we demonstrate a tunable approach to fabricate such devices based on rationally designed dielectric super-lattice structures with photochromic azobenzene molecules. These nanodielectrics possessing ionic, molecular, and atomic polarization are utilized in polymer thin-film transistors (TFTs) to realize high-performance electronics with a p-type field… 

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