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December 18th, 2006

Nanotube Photoconductors

Abstract:
In the drive to shrink circuitry to nanometer dimensions, researchers have studied various strategies for making molecule-based photodetectors and other light-sensing devices. Typically, the electron-donor and electron-acceptor molecular components of the would-be devices form stacks of charge-transfer complexes when brought together. In such assemblies, charge carriers (electrons and holes) generally recombine too quickly to sustain a current.

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