triple-sublimed grade, ≥99.995% trace metals basis

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triple-sublimed grade


≥99.995% trace metals basis


372-374 °C (subl.)


organic solvents: slightly soluble(lit.)

Orbital energy

HOMO 5 eV 
LUMO 3 eV 

OPV Device Performance


  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 15 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.36 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.5
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 2.7 %

semiconductor properties

P-type (mobility=0.4-3 cm2/V·s)

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General description

TGA/DSC Lot specific traces available upon request
Pentacene is a conjugating material with relatively high field effect mobility and ordered film-forming ability. It forms organic thin films that can be coated on a variety of substrates for the development of semiconducting devices.


p-Type organic conductor. Triple-sublimed grade for organic electronic device applications.
Pentacene can be used as an active material for various optoelectronic and electronic applications such as organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) and organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs).


500 mg in glass insert

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

Postfabrication annealing of pentacene-based photovoltaic cells
Mayer AC, et al.
Applied Physics Letters, 85(25), 6272-6274 (2004)
Xiong Chen et al.
Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland), 10(3) (2020-03-18)
Polymer-ceramic dielectric composites have been of great interest because they combine the processability of polymers with the desired dielectric properties of the ceramics. We fabricated a low voltage-operated flexible organic field-effect transistor (OFET) based on crosslinked poly (4-vinyl phenol) (PVP)...
Pentacene thin film growth
Ruiz R, et al.
Chemistry of Materials, 16(23), 4497-4508 (2004)
David G Bossanyi et al.
Nature chemistry, 13(2), 163-171 (2020-12-09)
Singlet fission and triplet-triplet annihilation represent two highly promising ways of increasing the efficiency of photovoltaic devices. Both processes are believed to be mediated by a biexcitonic triplet-pair state, 1(TT). Recently however, there has been debate over the role of...
High-mobility polymer gate dielectric pentacene thin film transistors
Klauk H, et al.
Journal of Applied Physics, 92(9), 5259-5263 (2002)
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