Frontiers of Chemistry in China

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 357–363 | Cite as

Progresses in organic field-effect transistors and molecular electronics

  • Wu Weiping 
  • Xu Wei 
  • Hu Wenping 
  • Liu Yunqi Email author
  • Zhu Daoben 
Review Article


In the past years, organic semiconductors have been extensively investigated as electronic materials for organic field-effect transistors (OFETs). In this review, we briefly summarize the current status of organic field-effect transistors including materials design, device physics, molecular electronics and the applications of carbon nanotubes in molecular electronics. Future prospects and investigations required to improve the OFET performance are also involved.


organic semiconductors organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) molecular electronics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wu Weiping 
    • 1
  • Xu Wei 
    • 1
  • Hu Wenping 
    • 1
  • Liu Yunqi 
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhu Daoben 
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Organic Solids, Institute of ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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