Electronic structure of sulphur-containing conducting polymers

J. Riga*, Ph Snauwaert, A. De Pryck, R. Lazzaroni, J. P. Boutique, J. J. Verbist, Jean-Luc Bredas, J. M. André, C. Taliani

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Abstract

Core and valence levels of various sulphur-containing conducting polymers, such as poly-p-phenylene sulphide, polybenzothiophene, polythiophene, polythieno[2,3-b]thiophene and polydithienothiophene, have been investigated by X-ray photoeletron spectroscopy (XPS). Their electronic structures (atomic charge, band gap and the nature of the highest occupied band) are deduced from XPS spectra and compared to Valence Effective Hamiltonian calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-228
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Metals
Volume21
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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