BASOVA, Tamara V., HASSAN, Aseel, DURMUŞ, Mahmut, GÜREK, Ayşe Gül and AHSEN, Vefa (2011). Orientation of the liquid crystalline nickel phthalocyanine films confined between electrodes. Synthetic Metals, 161 (17-18), 1996-2000.Full text not available from this repository.
In this paper, the orientation of thin films of tetra-substituted nickelphthalocyanine NiPcR4 (R = –SCH[CH2(OCH2CH2)2OC2H5]2) deposited between two electrodes is studied by the method of polarized Raman spectroscopy and polarized microscopy. It has been shown that the films of NiPcR4confined between ITO and metal (Al, Au) electrodes are characterized by homeotropic alignment while no homeotropic alignment was observed on ITO substrate with air interface. These findings are very important for the interpretation of electrical conduction through thin films of NiPcR4 in sandwich structures.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Thin Films Research Centre > Electronic Materials and Sensors Research Group|
|Depositing User:||Helen Garner|
|Date Deposited:||21 Sep 2012 15:22|
|Last Modified:||21 Sep 2012 15:22|
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