The field of organic and printed electronics is well established in terms of academic, scientific, and technological research but is still an emerging one in terms of mass industrial applications such as OLED displays and lighting and organic photovoltaics. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to organic and printed electronics, their fundamental aspects, core technologies, and applications, and it is the first book of its kind specifically designed to address students in their final undergraduate or beginning graduate studies, as well as engineers interested in approaching this field.
Introduction to organic and printed electronics. Organic Semiconducting Materials. Printing and Processing Techniques. Characterization techniques for printing. Organic field effect transistors - The Basics of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes. Organic Solar Cells. Encapsulation of Organic Electronics. Printable power storage: batteries and supercapacitors. Printed sensors and sensing systems. Hybrid Printed Electronics. Environmental aspects of printable and organic electronics. Innovation Management. Market Perspectives and Roadmap Experiments.