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باستخدام النيوترونات تدور صدى حل الرعي حدوث تشتت المعنية بالتحقيق في العضوية الشمسية مواد الخليوي

doi: 10.3791/51129 Published: January 15, 2014

Materials

Name Company Catalog Number Comments
Silicon 2 in silicon substrates Prolog 4 mm thick polished one side
Oxygen plasma Diener Oxygen plasma cleaning system to clean substrates prior to coating
Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): poly(styrenesulfonate) Ossila PEDOT:PSS conductive polymer layer for organic photovoltaic samples
0.45 μm PTFE filter Sigma Aldrich Filer to remove aggregates from PEDOT:PSS and P3HT solutions
Chlorobenzene Sigma Aldrich Solvent for P3HT
Poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl) Ossila P3HT - polymer used in polymer photovoltaics
Spin Coater Laurell Deposition system for making flat thin polymer films
Vacuum Oven Binder Oven fro annealing samples after preparation
Nikon Eclipse E600 optical microscope Nikon Microscope
Veeco Dimension 3100 AFM Veeco AFM
Tapping mode tips (~275 kHz) Olympus AFM tips
Quartz Disc Refrence samples for SERGIS measurement
Spin Echo off-specular reflectometer OffSpec at the ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source (Oxfordshire, UK) Produces pulsed neutrons 2-14 Å
Neutron Detector Offspec vertically oriented linear scintillator detector
RF spin flippers Offspec
Magnetic Field Guides Offspec
Data Manipulation Software Mantid http://www.mantidproject.org/Main_Page

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باستخدام النيوترونات تدور صدى حل الرعي حدوث تشتت المعنية بالتحقيق في العضوية الشمسية مواد الخليوي
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Parnell, A. J., Hobson, A., Dalgliesh, R. M., Jones, R. A. L., Dunbar, A. D. F. Using Neutron Spin Echo Resolved Grazing Incidence Scattering to Investigate Organic Solar Cell Materials. J. Vis. Exp. (83), e51129, doi:10.3791/51129 (2014).More

Parnell, A. J., Hobson, A., Dalgliesh, R. M., Jones, R. A. L., Dunbar, A. D. F. Using Neutron Spin Echo Resolved Grazing Incidence Scattering to Investigate Organic Solar Cell Materials. J. Vis. Exp. (83), e51129, doi:10.3791/51129 (2014).

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