[6,6]-Pentadeuterophenyl C61 butyric acid methyl ester

99.5%, 99.5 atom % D

3′-(Phenyl-d5) 3′H-cyclopropyl[1,9] [5,6]fullerene-C60-Ih-3′-butanoic acid methyl ester, d5-PCBM, 1-[3-(Methoxycarbonyl)propyl]-1-pentadeuterophenyl-[6.6] C61
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functionalized fullerene

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99.5 atom % D



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General description

[6,6]-Pentadeuterophenyl C61 butyric acid methyl ester (PC60BM) is a deuterated fullerene that can be used as an acceptor molecule. It has a fullerene as the core and deuterium and benzyl as the attachment. The deuterium atoms facilitate an increase in the quantum efficiency of the electrochemical devices.


PC60BM is a conjugating polymer that can be used as an alternative to the conventionally used PCBM for the organic electronic based applications, which include polymeric solar cells and organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs).


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Respiratory system

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NONH for all modes of transport

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Deuterium isotope effect on bulk heterojunction solar cells. Enhancement of organic photovoltaic performances using monobenzyl substituted deuteriofullerene acceptors
Lu S, et al.
Organic Letters, 15(22), 5674-5677 (2013)
Manipulating the crystal structure of a conjugated polymer for efficient sequentially processed organic solar cells
Yi A, et al.
Nanoscale, 10(45), 21052-21061 (2018)
Characterization of poly (p-phenylene vinylene)/methanofullerene blends of polymer solar cells by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry
Bulle-Lieuwma CWT, et al.
Applied Surface Science, 231(45), 274-277 (2004)
Bulle-Lieuwma, C.,; Van Duren, J. et al.
Applied Surface Science, 274, 231-232 (2004)
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