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Fabrication of PEDOT–OTS-patterned ITO substrates

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Abstract

The fabrication of a poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) pattern is demonstrated. As template, an n-octadecyltrichlorosilane (OTS) monolayer self-assembled on indium tin oxide (ITO) was structured by UV–ozone photolithography, resulting in an ITO–OTS patterned surface. The conducting properties of the ITO were utilized for the selective electropolymerization of 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene (EDOT), whereby the electropolymerization was inhibited by the insulating OTS. Differently sized PEDOT–OTS patterns were obtained. The electronic properties of the patterns were finally evaluated in a test OLED device.

Graphical abstract: Fabrication of PEDOT–OTS-patterned ITO substrates

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The article was received on 16 May 2010, accepted on 23 Jun 2010 and first published on 12 Jul 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0JM01468K
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2010,20, 6618-6621

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    Fabrication of PEDOT–OTS-patterned ITO substrates

    N. Herzer, M. M. Wienk, P. Schmit, A. B. Spoelstra, C. E. Hendriks, S. D. Oosterhout, S. Hoeppener and U. S. Schubert, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 6618
    DOI: 10.1039/C0JM01468K

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