Course detail

Physics and chemistry of molecular materials

FCH-DCO_MEFAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course is focused on the chemical and physical properties of molecular materials that lead to their use in advanced applications such as light-emitting devices (OLED), solar cells, field effect transistors, electrochemical transistors, sensors and biosensors, photochromic diodes, lasers, non-linear optical devices, etc.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

University level of solid state physics, physical chemistry and general and organic chemistry.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Course is closed by colloquium, which includes a lecture on a given topic.
Lectures are not compulsory but recommended.


The course aims to broaden knowledge about the physical and chemical properties, processes and advanced applications of molecular materials.
Students will gain knowledge of the selected areas, see the syllabus.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

T.A. Skotheim a J.R. Reynolds, Conjugated polymers: theory, synthesis, properties, characterization, processing and applications, SRS Press, 2007, ISBN 1-4200-4360-9 (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Akred Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DPCP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DPCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DKCP_FCH_4 Doctoral

    branch DKCPO_FCH_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer