Affordable Access

Publisher Website

Light Scattering and Absorption in Polyacetylene

Authors
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0304-0208(08)71053-3
Disciplines
  • Chemistry

Abstract

Recent experimental results on the lattice dynamics, band structure and photoexcitations of polyacetylene are reviewed, and interpreted in terms of the soliton model. The data indicate that injection of an electron-electron (hole-hole) pair by chemical doping or photoinjection of an electronhole pair invariably distort the lattice leading to formation of a soliton-antisoliton pair. It is concluded that unlike traditional semiconductors, the polyacetylene lattice is inherently unstable in the presence of electron and/or hole excitations.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments

More articles like this

Absorption and scattering of light in nanodiamond...

on Diamond and Related Materials Jan 01, 2011

A study of the absorption and scattering factors o...

on Medical & biological engineeri... March 1972
More articles like this..