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A Study of Carrier Generation in an Organic Photoconductor by Electric Field Modulation of Time Resolved Fluorescence
Author(s): Zoran D. Popovic; Rafik O. Loutfy; Ah-Mee Hor; Warren B. Jackson; Robert A. Street
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Paper Abstract

The electric field modulation of time resolved fluorescence has been studied in a N,N' bis(methyl)perylene 3,4,9,10 tetracarboxyl diimide. It was found that fluorescence is multiphasic in nature which was interpreted in terms of energy transfer from host molecules to defect sites. Analysis of the experimental data showed that the application of the electric field leads to an increase in the decay rate of fluorescence but leaves the initial fluorescence intensity unchanged. These results indicate that true intrinsic carrier generation process exists which occurs by electric field assisted dissociation of the first excited singlet state.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0743, Fluorescence Detection, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966922
Show Author Affiliations
Zoran D. Popovic, Xerox Research Centre of Canada (Canada)
Rafik O. Loutfy, Xerox Research Centre of Canada (Canada)
Ah-Mee Hor, Xerox Research Centre of Canada (Canada)
Warren B. Jackson, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (United States)
Robert A. Street, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0743:
Fluorescence Detection
E. Roland Menzel, Editor(s)

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