Polarons and bipolarons in polypyrrole: Evolution of the band structure and optical spectrum upon doing

Jean-Luc Bredas*, J. C. Scott, K. Yakushi, G. B. Street

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Abstract

We present the results of tight-binding band-structure calculations on a deformable polypyrrole chain, as a function of doping. The states which are produced are polarons and bipolarons whose excitation spectrum explains the optical-absorption data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1023-1025
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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