Electronic and optical properties of polymer MEH-PPV and their applications in hybrid optoelectronic devices



Abstract. Conjugated polymers are a novel class of materials has been extensively used in optoelectronic devices. Well-known PPV derivative Poly [2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyl-1,4-phenylenevinylene] (MEH-PPV) have a wide applications such as organic light emitting diodes OLED, organic emitting transistor OLET ,photovoltaic and organic solar cells. This document focuses on the electronic and optical properties of MEH-PPV and their applications in different optoelectronic devices based on hybrid polymer–semiconductor materials. In this work we studied theoretically the electronic and optical properties of the polymer MEH-PPV using the FP-LAPW calculation method implemented in the wien2k code. The results were determined in the context of the theory of density functional (DFT) made in the approximation of GGA+mBJ. We find our calculated results in good agreement with the available experimental data.

MEH-PPV, DFT, FP-LAPW, Electronic Properties, Optical Properties, Organic/inorganic Hybrid

Published online 12/10/2016, 4 pages
Copyright © 2016 by the author(s)
Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: E. KHENNOUS, I.E. YAHIAOUI, H. ABID, ‘Electronic and optical properties of polymer MEH-PPV and their applications in hybrid optoelectronic devices’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp 85-88, 2016
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21741/9781945291197-21

The article was published as article 21 of the book Dielectric Materials and Applications

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