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Polymer based devices with adaptable infrared reflection and transmission
Author(s): C. Nilsson; E. H. Karlsson; H. Kariis
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Paper Abstract

In the present work the infrared-transmission of PEDOT:PSS (poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrensulfonat)) is being investigated using three different kind of electrochromic devises. PEDOT:PSS is an electrochromic conducting polymer able to change its optical properties when it is doped and undoped. The doping is achieved by a voltage applied across the cell. The optical properties are reversible if the polarity of the voltage is changed. We report here, to our knowledge, the first cell with adaptive transmission in the infrared wavelength range. The issue for this type of cell is that all the layers in the device must be transmissive in the whole relevant wavelength range. The results were further verified by construction of similar cells with different configuration giving adaptable reflectivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6192, Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics II, 61921U (26 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.662707
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C. Nilsson, FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
Univ. of Linköping (Sweden)
E. H. Karlsson, FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
H. Kariis, FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6192:
Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics II
Paul L. Heremans; Michele Muccini; Eric A. Meulenkamp, Editor(s)

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