Buildup of multilayer structures of organic-inorganic hybrid ultra thin films by wet process

Yosiki Maehara, Shinobu Takenaka, Kenichi Shimizu, Masato Yoshikawa, Seimei Shiratori

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Multilayer structures of alternate organic and inorganic semiconductors were fabricated by the wet processes that control thickness of each layer with nanometre level. Organic layers were deposited as electron-donor including poly(p-phenylene vinylene) by the layer-by-layer adsorption method. Inorganic layers composed of titanium oxide were fabricated as electron-acceptor by the surface sol-gel process. Clearly, periodic and uniform nanostructures were confirmed by glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy and transmission electron microscopy analyses. The multilayer exhibited a photovoltaic effect under illumination. The fabrication of those structures by wet process under room temperature and normal pressure will be one of the important methods in energy-saving nano-technology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-69
Number of pages5
JournalThin Solid Films
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Aug 22
EventThe 5th International Conference on Nano-Molecular Electronics - Kobe, Japan
Duration: 2002 Dec 102002 Dec 12


  • Glow discharge optical emission spectroscopy
  • Layer-by-layer adsorption method
  • Organic-inorganic multilayer
  • Surface sol-gel process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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