Photoconductivity of P3HT films measured by time-resolved THz spectroscopy

Esentürk, Okan
Heilweil, Edwin J.
Photoconductivities of P3HT polymer films varying in molecular weight were directly measured and compared using optical pump-THz probe spectroscopy. Conductivities of P3HT polymers depend on the polymer length, ring orientation regularity and film morphology. © 2007 Optical Society of America.


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O. Esentürk and E. J. Heilweil, “Photoconductivity of P3HT films measured by time-resolved THz spectroscopy,” presented at the Optics InfoBase Conference, 18 March 2007, Orlando, FL; United States, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: