Nature Communications (Jul 2019)

Microstructural control suppresses thermal activation of electron transport at room temperature in polymer transistors

  • Alessandro Luzio,
  • Fritz Nübling,
  • Jaime Martin,
  • Daniele Fazzi,
  • Philipp Selter,
  • Eliot Gann,
  • Christopher R. McNeill,
  • Martin Brinkmann,
  • Michael Ryan Hansen,
  • Natalie Stingelin,
  • Michael Sommer,
  • Mario Caironi

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 10, no. 1
pp. 1 – 13


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Though solution-processed conjugated polymers with inverted temperature activated transport have been reported, the origin of this behaviour is unclear. Here, the authors realize temperature-independent electron transport above 280 K in a donor-acceptor copolymer through microstructural engineering.