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Polymer modification by ion irradiation

Ion irradiation processes have been developed with polymers in 2 areas:
doping of electroactive polymers to produce electronically active devices, such as pn junctions, or metal insulator semiconductor (MIS) structures;
achievement of lines of high conductivity, and localized dry etching for optic applications.
The latter involves the use of sources of very high ion flow rate (greater than 10{17} cm{-2} s{-1}) such as field effect ion sources (FEIS). The aim of these researches is the development of monolithic optoelectronic circuits on polymers.


Jean Pierre MOLITON
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