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Iowa State Chemist Designs New Polymer Structures for Use as 'Plastic Electronics'
April 28, 2011
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Malika Jeffries-EL, an Iowa State University assistant professor of chemistry, is designing new organic polymer structures that conduct electricity and could be useful in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and thin-film transistors. She and her research group are doing fundamental studies on the relationship between the polymer structures and their electronic, physical and optical properties. Full Story
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