Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 64, Number 1, October 2013
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Physics of Organic Materials and Devices|
|Published online||25 October 2013|
Interaction of selected gases with zinc phthalocyanine thin films: theoretical and experimental studies
Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i, Na Slovance 2, 182 21 Prague 8, Czech Republic
2 Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the AS CR, v.v.i., Flemingovo sq. 2., 166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic
3 Department of Physics and Measurements, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic
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Revised: 15 October 2012
Accepted: 20 September 2013
Published online: 25 October 2013
In this work we studied both theoretically and experimentally interactions between zinc phthalocyanine (ZnPc) and selected gases (Ar, He, N2, O2, H2, NO2). Specifically, we focused on electrical conductivity as important macroscopical physical parameter reflecting ZnPc/gas complexes interaction states. To interpret the measured data and determine the main parameters that influence the resistivity/charge transport ability of ZnPc in a specific gas atmosphere, the density functional theory (DFT) has been used. Combining experimental results and DFT modeling we were able to characterize states/parameters influencing charge transport conditions from new and comprehensive perspectives.
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