Multiscale Concepts in Simulations of Organic Semiconductors

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We critically review simulation approaches developed to study organic solar cells, light emitting diodes, and field effect transistors. Special attention is paid to multiscale techniques. In particular, we discuss how to parametrize coarse-grained models for morphology and charge transport simulations, to account for finite-size effects, and to treat long-range interactions in small systems.



This work was supported in part by the BMBF grants MEDOS (FKZ 03EK3503B), MESOMERIE (FKZ 13N10723), and InterPhase (FKZ 13N13661). The project has received funding from the NMP-20-2014 – “Widening materials models” program under Grant Agreement No. 646259 (MOSTOPHOS). DFG is acknowledged for financial support through the collaborative research center TRR 146.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Polymer ResearchMainzGermany

Section editors and affiliations

  • Kurt Kremer
    • 1
  1. 1.MPI for Polymer ResearchMainzGermany

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