Organic electronics are still considered essentially experimental, however, analysts give a big thumbs-up to organic electronics and believe this is a very promising technology that could be a technological revolution for the production of more ecological and cheaper semiconductors, equipped with more properties, notably for energy recovery, display and lighting.
Basically, Organic electronics is a branch of modern electronics that features organic materials such as polymers or small molecules.
Most industry experts think flexible organic electronics technology is a transformation from the traditional rigid substrate with high resolution and a small form factor. Flexible organic electronics are accomplished through merging new, large-area electronic platforms with traditional materials and industries, such as textiles, building materials and plastics.
Many believe that combining high electrical conductivity with mechanically flexible organic compounds has opened the door to countless innovative applications that have had a major impact on several fields, from neuromorphic and energy-harvesting technologies to biomedical applications.
For example, the electrical conductivity of PEDOT:PSS can be improved by organic solvent treatments in form of adding a solvent (solvent additive, SA), exposing to a solvent-vapor (polar solvent vapor annealing, PSVA) or dipping in a solvent-bath (polar solvent post-treatment, PSPT).
Consequently, the enhanced device performance is caused by an increased charge carrier mobility due to an enhanced structural order and domain purification.
Organic electronics have attracted much attention due to their multiple advantages such as high flexibility, easy processing, low fabrication cost, and large area fabrication.
These unique advantages make them highly promising for organic solar cells, organic memory devices, organic thin film transistors, organic light emitting diodes, organic photodetectors, organic sensor, and so forth.
The performance of organic electronic devices is strongly dependent on the fabrication procedure as well as the processing parameters.
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