Essential excitations in phenylene-based conjugated polymers

Aparna Chakrabarti, S. Mazumdar

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We have developed a computational approach based on an exciton basis to calculate the excited state spectrum of long chain poly(paraphenylenes). Pictorial descriptions of the excited states relevant in the photophysics of these systems are obtained. Evidence for bound excitons has been found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1121-1122
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Mar 15 1997


  • Many-body and quasiparticle theories
  • Photoinduced absorption spectroscopy
  • Semiempirical models and model calculations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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