Polarons and bipolarons in doped polythiophene: A theoretical investigation

Jean-Luc Bredas*, F. Wudl, A. J. Heeger

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We present the results of tight-binding band structure calculations performed in the framework of the adiabatic Su-Schrieffer-Heeger Hamiltonian. We discuss the formation of polaron and bipolaron defects. The polaron wavefunction is analyzed with respect to ESR hyperfine splitting data recently reported for doped solutions of poly(3-hexylthiophene).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-580
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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