140910 Aldrich



Synonym: 2,9-Dimethyl-4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline, BCP



Related Categories Bathocuproine (BCP), Building Blocks, Chemical Synthesis, Electron Transport and Hole Blocking Materials, Heterocyclic Building Blocks,
assay   96%
mp   279-283 °C(lit.)
absorption   λmax 280 nm in methanol
Orbital energy   HOMO 7 eV 
  LUMO 3.5 eV 
OLED Device Performance   ITO/CuPc/NPD/TCTA/mCP:FIrpic (6%)/BCP/LiF/Al
• Color: blue
• Max. EQE: 4.2 %
• Color: green
• Max. Luminance: 100000 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 8 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 4.3 V
  ITO/NPD/TCTA/BCPO:Ir(piq)3 (7-8%)/BCP/Alq3/LiF/Al
• Color: red
• Max. Luminance: 24529 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 17 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 2.7 V
  ITO/NPD/TCTA/BCPO:Ir(ppy)3 (7-8%)/BCP/Alq3/LiF/Al
• Color: green
• Max. Luminance: 207839 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 21.6 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 2.1 V


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1 g in glass bottle

500 mg in glass bottle

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GHS07  GHS07
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Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

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What solvents can be used to dissolve Product 140910, Bathocuproine?
This product can be dissolved in 5% pyridine to yield a dark yellow solution. It is also soluble in methanol (36 mg/100ml), isoamyl alcohol (18 mg/100 ml), dioxane (100 mg/ml), 95% ethanol (50 mg/ml) and nitrobenzene.
What is the maximum absorbance wavelength for Product 140910, Bathocuproine?
The λmax is at approximately 280 nm in methanol.
What are the possible applications for Product 140910, Bathocuproine?
It can be used for Cu(I) detection, range 0.1-10 ppm, as it is a Cu(I)-specific colorimetric reagent. It is also an organic electron transporting material. For some detailed information, please check out the link:
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