Chapter 8. Generation, Recombination and Transport of Nonequilibrium Carriers in Polymer–Semiconductor Nanocomposites

  1. Sergei Baranovski Faculty
  1. H. E. Ruda and
  2. Alexander Shik

Published Online: 7 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470095067.ch8

Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics

Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics

How to Cite

Ruda, H. E. and Shik, A. (2006) Generation, Recombination and Transport of Nonequilibrium Carriers in Polymer–Semiconductor Nanocomposites, in Charge Transport in Disordered Solids with Applications in Electronics (ed S. Baranovski), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470095067.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Physics and Material Sciences Center, Philipps University Marburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Centre for Advanced Nanotechnology, University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 3E4, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2006

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Applications

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Peter Capper3,
  2. Professor Safa Kasap4 and
  3. Professor Arthur Willoughby5

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems Infrared Ltd, Southampton, UK

  2. 4

    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A9, Canada

  3. 5

    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470095041

Online ISBN: 9780470095065

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Keywords:

  • polymer–semiconductor nanocomposites;
  • nonequilibrium carrier behaviour;
  • energy band diagram and optical absorption;
  • electron–hole interaction;
  • photoconductivity and photoluminescence;
  • Förster capture;
  • minimal exciton–NC distance;
  • diode nanocomposite structures;
  • nanocomposite light emitter theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Features of Polymer–Semiconductor Nanocomposites

  • Energy Band Diagram and Optical Absorption

  • Excitons

  • Potential Relief at High Excitation Level

  • Photoconductivity

  • Photoluminescence

  • Diode Nanocomposite Structures

  • Carrier Capture by Nanocrystals in an External Electric Field

  • Theory of Nanocomposite Light Emitters

  • Electro–Luminescence vs Photoluminescence

  • Polymer–Dielectric Nanocomposites

  • Concluding Comments

  • References