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New Additive Offers Near-perfect Results As Nucleating Agent for Organic Semiconductors

June 11, 2013

microscopy image of a layer of PCBM Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, develop a new method of controlling crystallization of organic semiconductors and increasing the yield of devices to nearly 100 percent using a low-cost, sugar-based additive. Full Story

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