Scientists grow organic semiconductor crystals vertically for first time

October 2, 2015
In full bloom: A scanning electron microscopy image produced by Jessica Wang of a vertical tetraanaline semiconductor crystal.
In full bloom: A scanning electron microscopy image produced by Jessica Wang of a vertical tetraanaline semiconductor crystal.

Rick Kaner (department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and California Nanosystems Institute) discovered a way to make an organic semiconductor more powerful and more efficient. This discovery could lead to improved technologies for capturing solar energy.

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