User:Fearofcarpet

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I am currently writing my PhD thesis (in organic chemistry) on the design, synthesis, and characterization of electroactive polymers and small-molecule lumophores for applications in organic light emitting devices, field effect transistors, yadda yadda yadda. Anyway, my expertise is in organic chemistry, conducting polymers, photophysics, and some solid-state (chemical) physics. I have found many errors in Wikipedia (though usually trivial) and many glaring omissions within these fields, but I simply don't have time to write a WikiThesis, so I will just try to update pages whenever I can. Whenever possible I will also add references, but most will be to scientific journals that require subscriptions to view on-line so I'm not sure how useful they will be.

I have a touch of dyslexia and have a lot of trouble catching type-O's, which is compounded by the fact that I'm an eccentric scientist type that doesn't think it's my job to spell things correctly, so there will be lots of little copy errors... Sorry.

I will do my best to describe things accurately, but with a fair bit of detail. Keep in mind that I'm a chemist and we sometimes define words differently than physicists, biologists, and engineers. For example anodes and cathodes are backwards depending on who you ask and when because electricity was originally thought to be comprised of positively charge and the definitions have been swapped many times in many different fields thoughout history.