Über den Autor
William Wong received his B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1990, his M.S. from the University of California, San Diego, in 1995 and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1999. He was an associated research engineer for Siemens Solar Industries in Camarillo, CA, form 1990-1992. Since 2000, he has been a senior member of the research staff at the Palo Alto Research Center.
Alberto Salleo received his physics degree in 1994 from Ecole Polytechnique in France; his M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1998; and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2001. He has held several positions such as visiting scholar and graduate student researcher and currently is a researcher in the Electronic Materials Laboratory at the Palo Alto Research Center. In January, 2006, he will become an Assistant Professor for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University.
Overview of Flexible Electronics Technology.- Mechanical Theory of the Film-on-Substrate-Foil Structure: Curvature and Overlay Alignment in Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Devices Fabricated on Free-Standing Foil Substrates.- Low-temperature Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Materials and Thin-film Transistors.- Amorphous Silicon: Flexible Backplane and Display Application.- Flexible Transition Metal Oxide Electronics and Imprint Lithography.- Materials and Novel Patterning Methods for Flexible Electronics.- Sheet-Type Sensors and Actuators.- Organic and Polymeric TFTs for Flexible Displays and Circuits.- Semiconducting Polythiophenes for Field-Effect Transistor Devices in Flexible Electronics: Synthesis and Structure Property Relationships.- Solution Cast Films of Carbon Nanotubes for Transparent Conductors and Thin Film Transistors.- Physics and Materials Issues of Organic Photovoltaics.- Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells for Large-Area PV Fabrication on Flexible Substrates.- Substrates and Thin-Film Barrier Technology for Flexible Electronics.
This excellent volume covers a range of materials used for flexible electronics, including semiconductors, dielectrics, and metals. The functional integration of these different materials is treated as well. Fundamental issues for both organic and inorganic materials systems are included. A corresponding overview of technological applications, based on each materials system, is presented to give both the non-specialist and the researcher in the field relevant information on the status of the flexible electronics area.
Includes applications of novel materials (both organic and inorganic materials) in flexible electronics
Describes the relationship between materials requirements and electronic device performance
Covers device characterization techniques used to qualify performance for various electronic device applications