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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction to plastic electronics

This first module is an introduction to the concept of semiconductor, which is the primary consituent of all electronic decives. We also show how some organic compounds can behave as semiconductors....
Reading
2 videos (Total 24 min), 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Organic semiconductors10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Metals and semiconductors4m
Organic semiconductors4m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Charge carrier transport in organic semiconductors

Electronic devives work through an electrical current generated by applying an electrical voltage. The process is controlled by charge carrier transport, descibed in this module....
Reading
3 videos (Total 26 min), 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Localisation via polarisation8m
Localisation by disorder9m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Conductivity of metals2m
Localised charge carrier transport4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
21 minutes to complete

Optical properties of organic semiconductors

Beside electrical properties, electronic devices also involve optical aspects, for example in light-emitting diodes and photovoltaic cells. This modulel describes the interactions of light with organic semiconductors. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 21 min)
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Interfaces in plastic electronic devices

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Reading
3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Charge carrier injection9m
More on the current-voltage curve6m
Quiz1 practice exercise
n-type and p-type organic semiconductors14m
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By VSOct 23rd 2018

A really good course if you wanna learn about plastic and organic electronics.

Instructor

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Gilles Horowitz

Emeritus Research Fellow
Laboratoire de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces (LPICM)

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L’École polytechnique associe recherche, enseignement et innovation au meilleur niveau scientifique et technologique mondial pour répondre aux défis du XXIe siècle. En tête des écoles d’ingénieur françaises depuis plus de 200 ans, sa formation promeut une culture d’excellence scientifique pluridisciplinaire, ouverte dans une forte tradition humaniste. ...

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