All-solution-processed selective assembly of flexible organic field-effect transistor arrays

Masataka Kano, Takeo Minari, Kazuhito Tsukagoshi

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Abstract

We have developed an all-solution fabrication process for plastic electronic devices, in which all components of devices spontaneously assemble with the desired geometry. The entire process can be carried out under ambient atmosphere. By forming surface molecular templates, complete active matrix arrays of organic field-effect transistors, including gate, source and drain electrodes, and organic semiconductor layers, have been patterned from solution with excellent operational characteristics and uniformity on a plastic substrate. This bottom-up method of device fabrication, in which the functional properties of molecules are utilized for their spontaneous assembly, may become a core technology for plastic electronics.

Original languageEnglish
Article number051601
JournalApplied Physics Express
Volume3
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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