Organic Conductors

  • Takehiko Ishiguro
  • Kunihiko Yamaji
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 88)

Abstract

Organic materials, such as organic polymers, are generally regarded as good insulators. Recent developments in materials science and technology, however, have brought about the discovery of organic conductors such as organic metals and even superconductors. The properties of rather simple materials such as ordinary metals and superconductors have been described well by the theories of solid-state physics. To treat the more complicated organic conductors on this same basis, the terms of solid-state physics and organic molecular materials need to be bridged.

Keywords

Anisotropy Graphite Benzene Hydrocarbon Hexagonal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takehiko Ishiguro
    • 1
  • Kunihiko Yamaji
    • 2
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentKyoto UniversitySakyo-ku, Kyoto 606Japan
  2. 2.Electrotechnical LaboratoryTsukuba, Ibaraki 305Japan

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