Quasi-persistent photocurrent in the UV-irradiated MEH-PPV conjugated polymer

Kyu Won Lee, Kyu Huyn Mo, In Mook Kim, Cheol Eui Lee

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We report the quasi-persistent photocurrent in the MEH-PPV conjugated polymer, induced by UV-irradiation in air. It is attributed to the irradiation-induced defects, which also act to accelerate its decay.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-66
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Oct

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (National Research Laboratory and Proton Accelerator User Program No. M202AK010021-04A1101-02110) and by the Korea Research Foundation (Grant No. KRF-2004-005-C00060 and Brain Korea 21 Project in 2005). The measurements at the Korean Basic Science Institute (KBSI) are acknowledged.


  • A. Polymers, elastomers, and plastics
  • D. Photoconductivity and photovoltaics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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