sublimed grade, 99.99% trace metals basis

2,3-Benzanthracene, Tetracene, Naphthacene
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sublimed grade

Quality Level


99.99% trace metals basis


>300 °C (lit.)


277 nm


λem 481, 514 nm in dichloromethane-d2

Orbital energy

HOMO 5.4 eV 
LUMO 2.7 eV 

OPV Device Performance


  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 7 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.58 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.57
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 2.3 %

semiconductor properties

P-type (mobility=0.4 cm2/V·s)

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General description

Benz[b]anthracene is an ethylnylated acene that is a conducting polymer, which can be used as a donor material. It has a high photoluminescence and quantum yield that makes it a promising candidate in the development of single crystal electronic material.
Benz[b]anthracene is a fused polycyclic aromatic compound with an electron field-effect mobility of about 10 cm2 /Vs


p-Type organic conductor and OLED dopant. Sublimed grade for organic electronic device applications. Suitable for organic semiconductor lasers.
Benz[b]anthracene can be used in a wide range of organic electronics based devices, which include organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), solar cells, organic photovoltaics (OPVs), thin film transistors (TFTs), and other single crystal based organic semiconductors.


1 g in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Ambipolar light-emitting transistors of a tetracene single crystal.
Takahashi T, et al.
Advances in Functional Materials, 17(10), 1623-1628 (2007)
Electronic functionalization of the surface of organic semiconductors with self-assembled monolayers.
Calhoun MF, et al.
Testing, 7(1), 84-84 (2008)
Tetracene derivatives as potential red emitters for organic LEDs.
Odom SA, et al.
Organic Letters, 5(23), 4245-4248 (2003)
Organic Light Emitting Field Effect Transistors: Advances and Perspectives
Cicoira, F.; Santato, C.
Advances in Functional Materials, 17, 3421-3434 (2007)
Trap healing and ultralow-noise Hall effect at the surface of organic semiconductors.
Lee B, et al.
Testing, 12(12), 1125-1125 (2013)
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