Permeation of oxygen through thin films of tetracene

Riemer W. (1972) Permeation of oxygen through thin films of tetracene. Thin Solid Films, 14 1: 79-86. doi:10.1016/0040-6090(72)90371-9


Author Riemer W.
Title Permeation of oxygen through thin films of tetracene
Journal name Thin Solid Films   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0040-6090
Publication date 1972-12-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0040-6090(72)90371-9
Volume 14
Issue 1
Start page 79
End page 86
Total pages 8
Subject 2508 Surfaces, Coatings and Films
3104 Condensed Matter Physics
3110 Surfaces and Interfaces
Abstract A novel method of measuring the permeation of oxygen through thin films based on the oxidation of aluminium is described and results obtained for polycrystalline thin films of tetracene are reported. Thus for a tetracene film 375 nm thick the permeation was determined to be 0.39 × 1014 molecules sec-1 cm-2, a rate sufficiently large to cause the formation of additional interfaces in multilayer devices incorporating reactive materials, thereby inducing a drift in device characteristics. The results suggest that permeation is associated with the high density of grain boundaries.
Q-Index Code C1
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