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Free-standing light-emitting organic nanocomposite membranes

Herrnsdorf, J. and Guilhabert, B. and Chen, Y. and Laurand, N. and Gu, E. and Watson, I. M. and Dawson, M. D. and Kanibolotsky, A. L. and Skabara, P. J. and Mackintosh, A. R. and Pethrick, R. A. (2009) Free-standing light-emitting organic nanocomposite membranes. In: LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, 2009. (LEOS '09). IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Annual Meeting . IEEE, pp. 377-378. ISBN 978-1-4244-3681-1

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We report the fabrication and characterization of free-standing nanocomposite membranes incorporating monodispersed pi-conjugated-oligofluorene truxene molecules as light-emitting components. Under pulsed excitation at 355 nm the membranes show amplified spontaneous emission around 440 nm.