Functional Self-Assembled Monolayers for Optimized Photoinduced Charge Transfer in Organic Field Effect Transistors


  • This work was supported by the NSF through the University of Wisconsin Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (DMR-0520527). The authors would like to acknowledge helpful discussions with V. Podzorov.


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A C60-terminated self assembled monolayer at the semiconductor/gate insulator interface of an organic thin film field effect transistor provides acceptor states optimized for photoinduced charge transfer. Charge densities of up to 1013 charges cm–2 can be trapped in the C60 acceptors.