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Sumitomo Chemical Paper on Printed Electronics Wins STAM's Best Paper Award

Jan. 19, 2017

A paper about printed electronics from Sumitomo Chemical, "Recent progress of high performance polymer OLED and OPV materials for organic printed electronics*," has won the Best Paper Award for 2016 from Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM), an English-language academic journal.

STAM (Prof. Shu Yamaguchi, Editor-in-Chief) is a comprehensive journal in the field of materials science, published in Japan, that has received high evaluations internationally, and that is open-access journal supported by National Institute for Materials Science and Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. The Best Paper Award recognizes
papers that, during two years after their publication, have been widely read, have shown the appeal of materials science to society, and that have had an impact on scientific research.

This paper reviews the physical properties of OLED and OPV materials, focusing on high performance polymer materials used in printed electronics. The paper was highly rated also for its comprehensive listing of the features of materials and for its ease of use as a citation in research papers.

Sumitomo Chemical will continue to work on cutting-edge research and development by leveraging technical capabilities it has developed as a diversified chemical manufacturer.

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National Institute for Materials Science issued a press release as below Website.


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