Conducting polymers: Conducting mechanisms – Electron transport and bipolar polymers – electrodepositable resists, resins. Applications – Organic light emitting diodes, Sensors, EMI shielding, printed Circuit Boards, Artificial nerves, Rechargeable Batteries, Electromechanical Actuators and switches.
Photoconductive polymers: Charge carriers, charge injectors, charge transport, charge trapping. Polymers for optical data storage – principles of optical storage, polymers in recording layer.
Nonlinear optics: NLO properties and NLO effects, wave guide devices, polymer optical fibers – through plane modulators.