Workshop on Organic Detectors and Materials @ NSS-MIC 2017

The development of organic materials for electronic applications has seen a dramatic and sustained growth over the last decade. Organic materials possess a unique set of characteristics and capabilities which have been applied to across a range of consumer electronics and photovoltaic applications. In particular, the electronic properties of these materials have been developed to make them well-suited for various optoelectronic sensors and displays. Most recently there has been growing interest in the use of electronic-grade organic materials for use as radiation sensors, where they offer the potential for low cost, large area detectors with unique physical properties. Recent studies have included semiconducting polymers, electronic-grade single crystal organics, and hybrid systems involving organic scintillator/photosensor combinations. 

In this workshop we aim to bring together all those interested in organic materials for radiation detection, with a view to sharing the current state-of-the-art, identifying common challenges to address, and building a cohesive research community. Topics will cover the material properties and device physics of the following systems:

  • Polymer and long-chained molecules
  • Single crystal organic materials
  • Scintillation/photosensor hybrid organic systems
  • Organic perovskite materials

The workshop will consist of invited overview talks by recognised experts in the field of organic materials and devices.

The workshop was held on Sunday 22nd October 2017, as part of the IEEE NSS-MIC conference in Atlanta Georgia.

Workshop organisers:
Beatrice Fraboni, University of Bologna
Paul Sellin, University of Surrey

Hyatt Regency, Atlanta