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Theory-Guided Design of Organic Electro-Optic Materials and Devices
AbstractIntegrated (multi-scale) quantum and statistical mechanical theoretical methods have guided the nano-engineering of controlled intermolecular electrostatic interactions for the dramatic improvement of acentric order and thus electro-optic activity of melt-processable organic polymer and dendrimer electro-optic materials. New measurement techniques have permitted quantitative determination of the molecular order parameters, lattice dimensionality, and nanoscale viscoelasticity properties of these new soft matter materials and have facilitated comparison of theoretically-predicted structures and thermodynamic properties with experimentally-defined structures and properties. New processing protocols have permitted further enhancement of material properties and have facilitated the fabrication of complex device structures. The integration of organic electro-optic materials into silicon photonic, plasmonic, and metamaterial device architectures has led to impressive new performance metrics for a variety of technological applications.
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Dalton, L.; Benight, S. Theory-Guided Design of Organic Electro-Optic Materials and Devices. Polymers 2011, 3, 1325-1351.View more citation formats
Dalton L, Benight S. Theory-Guided Design of Organic Electro-Optic Materials and Devices. Polymers. 2011; 3(3):1325-1351.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dalton, Larry; Benight, Stephanie. 2011. "Theory-Guided Design of Organic Electro-Optic Materials and Devices." Polymers 3, no. 3: 1325-1351.