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Title: Controlled polymerizations for the synthesis of semiconducting conjugated polymers

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Interface Science: Solar Electric Materials (CISSEM)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1380678
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001084
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Polymer Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 11; Related Information: CISSEM partners with the University of Arizona (lead); Georgia Institute of Technology; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Princeton University; University of Washington; Journal ID: ISSN 1759-9954
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar (photovoltaic), electrodes - solar, charge transport, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Okamoto, Ken, and Luscombe, Christine K. Controlled polymerizations for the synthesis of semiconducting conjugated polymers. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1039/c1py00171j.
Okamoto, Ken, & Luscombe, Christine K. Controlled polymerizations for the synthesis of semiconducting conjugated polymers. United States. doi:10.1039/c1py00171j.
Okamoto, Ken, and Luscombe, Christine K. Sat . "Controlled polymerizations for the synthesis of semiconducting conjugated polymers". United States. doi:10.1039/c1py00171j.
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