Aligning self-assembled perylene bisimides in a magnetic field

Emily R. Draper (Lead Author), Matthew Wallace, Dirk Honecker, Dave J. Adams

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Abstract

Photoconductive self-assembled 1D structures can be formed by perylene bisimides. These structures are generally randomly orientated, limiting their applications as conductive wires. Here, we show that magnetic fields can be used to create highly aligned, directionally-dependent thin films. This approach leads to well-aligned structures over large areas.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10977-10980
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume54
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2018

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