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organic TFT, OTFT  Organic Thin Film Transistor; thin-film transistor processed using organic semiconductors.
organic semiconductor  a class of solids displaying semiconductor properties based entirely on organic components; low-cost semiconductors formed as a thin film on any substrate (including flexible substrates); maintain fundamental characteristics even when significantly bent; by nature much more resistive (in the range of 1014 ohm-cm, i.e. almost insulators) than inorganic semiconductors; two key types of o.s.: (i)small-molecule o.s. and (ii)long-chain polymeric o.s.; o.s. have a potential of expanding applications of semiconductors into new areas, particularly in display technology (flexible displays).

Reference: See Semiconductor Notes for more information
TFT, Thin Film Transistor  Thin Film Transistor; a Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor implemented using thin film technology; uses thin films of either polycrystalline or amorphous silicon (or other thin film semiconductors, e.g. organic) and a variety of insulating substrates; compatible with liquid crystal display (LCD) technology; used in active matrix LCDs.
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.



This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.


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