The current instability in pentacene organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) under dynamic bias stress was investigated. Current instability is strongly influenced by pulse duty ratio and pulse on-period and off-period voltages, but is independent of pulse frequency. A stable on-current without current instability was achieved by controlling the pulse duty ratio and pulse voltage. On the basis of the experimental results, a reversible transition model of dynamic charge trapping and detrapping in pentacene OTFTs is proposed, and trapping and detrapping time constants were estimated.
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- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)