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Title: Unexpected length dependence of excited-state charge transfer dynamics for surface-confined perylenediimide ensembles

Abstract

The performance of devices from organic semiconductors is often governed by charge transfer phenomena at structurally and electronically complex interfaces, which remain challenging to access and study with excellent chemical and temporal resolution. Herein, we report the preparation and X-ray spectroscopic characterization of well-defined model organic–inorganic interfaces. We discover an unexpected trend for our systems' associated charge transfer times, and we rationalize this trend with density functional theory calculations. Our findings hold relevance for understanding interfacial charge transfer phenomena in a variety of organic, biological, and bioinspired systems.

Authors:
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  1. Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; University of California; Irvine; USA
  2. CNR-IOM Laboratorio TASC; Trieste 34149; Italy; Faculty for Mathematics and Physics; University of Ljubljana
  3. Department of Chemistry; University of California; Irvine; USA
  4. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Boston University; Boston; USA
  5. CNR-IOM Laboratorio TASC; Trieste 34149; Italy
  6. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Columbia University; New York; USA
  7. CNR-IOM Laboratorio TASC; Trieste 34149; Italy; Department of Physics; University of Trieste
  8. Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; University of California; Irvine; USA; Department of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1491831
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Materials Horizons
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 4; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2051-6347
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Mazaheripour, Amir, Kladnik, Gregor, Jocson, Jonah-Micah, Wardrip, Austin G., Markegard, Cade B., Frey, Nathan, Cossaro, Albano, Floreano, Luca, Verdini, Alberto, Bartlett, Andrew, Burke, Anthony M., Hüsken, Nina, Miller, Kelsey, Van Wonterghem, Katarina, Lopez, Robert, Lu, Michelle, Masurkar, Amrita, Dickson, Mary N., Sharifzadeh, Sahar, Nguyen, Hung D., Kymissis, Ioannis, Cvetko, Dean, Morgante, Alberto, and Gorodetsky, Alon A. Unexpected length dependence of excited-state charge transfer dynamics for surface-confined perylenediimide ensembles. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c6mh00465b.
Mazaheripour, Amir, Kladnik, Gregor, Jocson, Jonah-Micah, Wardrip, Austin G., Markegard, Cade B., Frey, Nathan, Cossaro, Albano, Floreano, Luca, Verdini, Alberto, Bartlett, Andrew, Burke, Anthony M., Hüsken, Nina, Miller, Kelsey, Van Wonterghem, Katarina, Lopez, Robert, Lu, Michelle, Masurkar, Amrita, Dickson, Mary N., Sharifzadeh, Sahar, Nguyen, Hung D., Kymissis, Ioannis, Cvetko, Dean, Morgante, Alberto, & Gorodetsky, Alon A. Unexpected length dependence of excited-state charge transfer dynamics for surface-confined perylenediimide ensembles. United States. doi:10.1039/c6mh00465b.
Mazaheripour, Amir, Kladnik, Gregor, Jocson, Jonah-Micah, Wardrip, Austin G., Markegard, Cade B., Frey, Nathan, Cossaro, Albano, Floreano, Luca, Verdini, Alberto, Bartlett, Andrew, Burke, Anthony M., Hüsken, Nina, Miller, Kelsey, Van Wonterghem, Katarina, Lopez, Robert, Lu, Michelle, Masurkar, Amrita, Dickson, Mary N., Sharifzadeh, Sahar, Nguyen, Hung D., Kymissis, Ioannis, Cvetko, Dean, Morgante, Alberto, and Gorodetsky, Alon A. Sun . "Unexpected length dependence of excited-state charge transfer dynamics for surface-confined perylenediimide ensembles". United States. doi:10.1039/c6mh00465b.
@article{osti_1491831,
title = {Unexpected length dependence of excited-state charge transfer dynamics for surface-confined perylenediimide ensembles},
author = {Mazaheripour, Amir and Kladnik, Gregor and Jocson, Jonah-Micah and Wardrip, Austin G. and Markegard, Cade B. and Frey, Nathan and Cossaro, Albano and Floreano, Luca and Verdini, Alberto and Bartlett, Andrew and Burke, Anthony M. and Hüsken, Nina and Miller, Kelsey and Van Wonterghem, Katarina and Lopez, Robert and Lu, Michelle and Masurkar, Amrita and Dickson, Mary N. and Sharifzadeh, Sahar and Nguyen, Hung D. and Kymissis, Ioannis and Cvetko, Dean and Morgante, Alberto and Gorodetsky, Alon A.},
abstractNote = {The performance of devices from organic semiconductors is often governed by charge transfer phenomena at structurally and electronically complex interfaces, which remain challenging to access and study with excellent chemical and temporal resolution. Herein, we report the preparation and X-ray spectroscopic characterization of well-defined model organic–inorganic interfaces. We discover an unexpected trend for our systems' associated charge transfer times, and we rationalize this trend with density functional theory calculations. Our findings hold relevance for understanding interfacial charge transfer phenomena in a variety of organic, biological, and bioinspired systems.},
doi = {10.1039/c6mh00465b},
journal = {Materials Horizons},
issn = {2051-6347},
number = 3,
volume = 4,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}
}

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