Photo-luminescence in a conjugated polymer/glass composite film

A. Donval, D. Josse, G. Kranzelbinder, R. Hierle, E. Toussaere, J. Zyss, G. Perpelitsa, O. Levi, D. Davidov, I. Bar-Nahum, Ronny Neumann

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The film preparation properties and amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) features of a conjugated polymer blended with a zirconium-organosilicon xerogel glassy matrix were studied. Dip and spin coating methods were used to perform polarization and washing steps for the conjugated polymer. Silicon wafer covered with a 7μm thick silica layer was used as a waveguide substrate. The characterization of the absorption and fluorescence spectra of the films signified the evidence of an enhanced gap between the two bands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 22 2001


  • Amplified spontaneous emission
  • Conjugated polymer
  • Photo- and electro-luminescence
  • Sol-gel
  • Waveguide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics

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