Organic Semiconductors in Sensor Applications

Organic Semiconductors in Sensor Applications

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Organic semiconductors offer unique characteristics such as tunability of electronic properties via chemical synthesis, compatibility with mechanically flexible substrates, low-cost manufacturing, and facile integration with chemical and biological functionalities. These characteristics have prompted the application of organic semiconductors and their devices in physical, chemical, and biological sensors. This book covers this rapidly emerging field by discussing both optical and electrical sensor concepts. Novel transducers based on organic light-emitting diodes and organic thin-film transistors, as well as systems-on-a-chip architectures are presented. Functionalization techniques to enhance specificity are outlined, and models for the sensor response are described.The logical inverter shown in Fig. 9.8 illustrates ... Logical gates with more than one input are straightforward extensions of the inverter. Figure 9.10 shows the circuit diagram of a NAND gate and its behavior for different input signals. Similarlyanbsp;...

Title:Organic Semiconductors in Sensor Applications
Author:Daniel A. Bernards, Róisín M. Owens, George G. Malliaras
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-02-22


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