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Benz[b]anthracene

sublimed grade, 99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
2,3-Benzanthracene, Tetracene, Naphthacene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C18H12
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
228.29
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1909299
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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grade

sublimed grade

Quality Level

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

λmax

277 nm

fluorescence

λem 481, 514 nm in dichloromethane-d2

Orbital energy

HOMO 5.4 eV 
LUMO 2.7 eV 

OPV Device Performance

ITO/PEDOT:PSS/tetracene/C60/BCP/Al

  • 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)

SMILES string

c1ccc2cc3cc4ccccc4cc3cc2c1

InChI

1S/C18H12/c1-2-6-14-10-18-12-16-8-4-3-7-15(16)11-17(18)9-13(14)5-1/h1-12H

InChI key

IFLREYGFSNHWGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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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

Application

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.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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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