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Electrophoretic deposition of poly(3-decylthiophene) onto gold-mounted cadmium selenide nanorods

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dc.contributor.author Garate, José-Antonio
dc.contributor.author English, Niall J.
dc.contributor.author Singh, Ajay
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Kevin M.
dc.contributor.author Mooney, Damien A
dc.contributor.author MacElroy, J.M.D.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-25T09:41:06Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-25T09:41:06Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2977
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Molecular mechanisms of electrophoretic deposition (EPD) of P3DT poly(3-decylthiophene) molecules onto vertically aligned cadmium selenide arrays have been studied using large-scale, nonequilibrium molecular dynamics (MD), in the absence and presence of static external electric fields. The field application and larger polymer charges accelerated EPD. Placement of multiple polymers at the same lateral displacement from the surface reduced average deposition times due to ‘crowding’, giving monolayer coverage. These findings were used to develop and validate Brownian dynamics simulations of multi-layer polymer EPD in scaled-up systems with larger inter-rod spacings, presenting a generalised picture in qualitative agreement with random sequential adsorption. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Langmuir;27(22), pp. 13506-13513
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la203227k
dc.rights This document is the unedited author's version of a Submitted Work that was subsequently accepted for publication in Langmuir, 27(22), pp. 13506-13513. copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review. To access the final edited and published work, see Lanmuir, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la203227k en_US
dc.subject molecular dynamics en_US
dc.subject gold surfaces en_US
dc.subject electric field en_US
dc.subject electrophoretic deposition en_US
dc.subject nanorod en_US
dc.subject cadmium selenide en_US
dc.subject P3HT en_US
dc.subject P3DT en_US
dc.subject light-conducting polymer en_US
dc.subject polyme-heterojunction solar cell en_US
dc.title Electrophoretic deposition of poly(3-decylthiophene) onto gold-mounted cadmium selenide nanorods en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor HEANet en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IBM en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ICHEC en_US
dc.relation.projectid 07/SRC/B1160 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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