improving organic transistors that drive flexible and conformable electronics

UMass Amherst scientists advance understanding of strain effects on performance of carbon-based, single-crystal semiconductors. More information:

http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/improving-organic-transistors-drive

Schematic of wrinkled rubrene single-crystal field-effect transistor. Wrinkles are obtained when in-plane compressive strain is applied on the elastomeric substrate. Electric current between gold (Au) electrodes is modulated by the deformation imposed by the wrinkles. Courtesy UMass Amherst.

Schematic of wrinkled rubrene single-crystal field-effect transistor. Wrinkles are obtained when in-plane compressive strain is applied on the elastomeric substrate. Electric current between gold (Au) electrodes is modulated by the deformation imposed by the wrinkles. Courtesy UMass Amherst.