[6,6]-Phenyl-C61 butyric acid butyl ester


1-(3-Butoxycarbonylpropyl)-1-phenyl-[6.6]C61, PCBB, [60]PCB-C4
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functionalized fullerene



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[6,6]-Phenyl-C61 butyric acid butyl ester ([60]PCB-C4) is a fullerene derivative that is used as an acceptor molecule with good field effect mobility in organic electronics. It has a structural similarity to PCBM based fullerene and its aliphatic groups facilitate an increase in its solubility.


[60]PCB-C4 is a conducting polymer, which can be used in a variety of applications such as organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs) and bulk heterojunction (BHJ) solar cells.


1 g in glass bottle
100 mg in glass insert


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Polymer BHJ solar cell performance tuning by C60 fullerene derivative alkyl side-chain length
Kastner C, et al.
Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 50(22), 1562-1566 (2012)
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 60, 532-538 (1995)
Crystalline polymorphs of [6, 6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid n-butyl ester (PCBNB)
Choi S, et al.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116(45), 13568-13574 (2012)
MAPLE prepared heterostructures with oligoazomethine: Fullerene derivative mixed layer for photovoltaic applications
Stanculescu A, et al.
Applied Surface Science, 417, 183-195 (2017)
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, 11921-11926 (2004)
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