10. Excitons at Polymer Interfaces

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Brütting2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Chihaya Adachi3
  1. Neil Greenham

Published Online: 29 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527654949.ch10

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition

How to Cite

Greenham, N. (2012) Excitons at Polymer Interfaces, in Physics of Organic Semiconductors, Second Edition (eds W. Brütting and C. Adachi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527654949.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Augsburg, Institute of Physics, Universitätsstr. 1, 86159 Augsburg, Germany

  2. 3

    Kyushu University, Center for Future Chemistry, 744 Motooka, Nishi, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, J.J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410538

Online ISBN: 9783527654949



  • bulk heterojunction;
  • charge generation;
  • charge separation;
  • hopping;
  • phase separation;
  • polymer interface


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fabrication and Structural Characterization of Polymer Heterojunctions

  • Electronic Structure at Polymer/Polymer Interfaces

  • Excitons at Homointerfaces

  • Type-I Heterojunctions

  • Type-II Heterojunctions

  • CT State Recombination

  • Charge Separation and Photovoltaic Devices based on Polymer: Polymer Blends

  • Future Directions

  • References