Electroluminescence from Individual Pentacene Nanocrystals

Max-Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Heisenbergstr. 1, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany.
ChemPhysChem (Impact Factor: 3.42). 11/2010; 11(16):3412-6. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201000531
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Twinkle, twinkle: Electroluminescence is induced and characterized from individual nanoscale pentacene crystals by means of scanning tunneling microscopy (see picture). Conditions, limits and mechanism of light generation from the organic nanocrystals are investigated and discussed.

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