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510823 Sigma-Aldrich



Synonym: P3HT



Related Categories π-Conjugated Polymers, 3D Printing Materials for Research and Development, Bioelectronics, Biosensing and Bioimaging, Conductive Polymers,
color   red
mp   238 °C
solubility   chloroform, methylene chloride, toluene, and THF: soluble
fluorescence   λex 420 nm; λem 551 nm in chloroform
OPV Device Performance   ITO/NiO/P3HT/PC61BM/LiF/Al
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 11.3 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.64 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.69
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 5.16 %
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 9.5 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.63 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.68
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 5 %


General description

1:1 (head-to-head):(head-to-tail) linkages of regioisomers


1 g in glass bottle


Conducting polymer.
Rechargeable battery electrodes, electrochromic devices, chemical and optical sensors, light-emitting diodes, microelectrical amplifiers, field-effect transistors and non-linear optical materials.

This material has solid state properties.


Packaged in glass bottles

Legal Information

Product of Rieke Metals, Inc.
Rieke is a registered trademark of Rieke Metals, Inc.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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


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Protocols & Articles


3D Printing of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites

3D printing is a type of additive manufacturing that can be used to rapidly fabricate components with highly customizable geometries, most typically using a layer-by-layer fabrication process. 3D pri...
Zhenyu Bo* (Ph.D Candidate at Northwestern University) and Jia Choi*, PhD, Product Manager

*Materials Science Product Management Team, MilliporeSigma, Milwaukee, WI.
Keywords: Deposition, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes

Applications of Conducting Polymer Devices in Life Sciences

Leslie H. Jimison1, Dion Khodagholy1, Thomas Doublet1,2, Christophe Bernard2, George G. Malliaras1, and Róisín M. Owens1 1Department of Bioelectronics, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines CMP-EMSE, ...
Keywords: Bacterial conjugations, Cancer, Cell culture, Diagnostic, Diffusion, Electronics, Gastrointestinal, Immunofluorescence, Organic electronics, Semiconductor, Spectroscopy

Functionalized Fullerenes: Nanomaterials for Organic Electronics

Fullerenes, the older nanomaterial relatives of carbon nanotubes, continue to stimulate advances in applied and fundamental science. Fullerenes are excellent electron acceptors and can be chemically ...
Material Matters 2007, 2.1, 18.
Keywords: Electronics, Nanotubes, Organic electronics, Semiconductor, Solvents

Nanomaterials for Advanced Applications

The union of distinct scientific disciplines is revealing the leading edge of Nanotechnology. Fifteen to twenty years ago, the interdisciplinary activity of geneticists, biologists, immunologists and...
Mr. Thomas Juehne; Prof. William E. Buhro; Dr. Sean Dingman; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Michael Strano; Dr. Seunghyun Baik;Prof. Yuri Lvov; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Shelley D. Minteer; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Nicholas A. Kotov;Prof. Pradeep K. Rohatgi; Ben Schultz; J.B. Ferguson; C. N. R. Rao; A. Müller; A. K. Cheetham (Eds.); G. Schmid (Ed.)
Aldrich ChemFiles 2005, 5.3, 1.
Keywords: Absorption, Adsorption, Automotive, Building blocks, Catalysis, Ceramics, Chemical vapor deposition, Combustion, Degradations, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Electronics, Genetic, Infrared spectroscopy, Materials Science, Metal Science, Nanoelectronics, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Nanotubes, Oxidations, Photovoltaics, Purification, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

Nanoparticle-based Zinc Oxide Electron Transport Layers for Printed Organic Photodetectors

Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa,1,2* Ralph Eckstein,1,2 Tobias Rödlmeier,1,2 Uli Lemmer1,2,3 1Lichttechnisches Institut, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Engesserstrasse 13, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany 2Inno...
Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa*, Ralph Eckstein, Tobias Rödlmeier, Uli Lemmer
Material Matters, 2016, 11.2
Keywords: Deposition, Electronics, Positron Emission Tomography, Recombination, Reductions, Solar cells, Thin film deposition

Novel Graphene‑Based Nanostructures Production, Functionalization, and Engineering

Manuela Melucci,1 Simone Ligi,2 Vincenzo Palermo3* 1ISOF – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy 2GNext sas, Italy 3ISOF – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy *Email: vincenzo.p...
Keywords: Absorption, Asymmetric synthesis, Catalysis, Deposition, Electronics, Evaporation, Nucleic acid annealing, Oxidations, Reductions, Semiconductor, Silylations, Solvents, Sonication

PCBM-Based n-Type Semiconductors

Unique chemistry and physics of fullerene (C60) materials continue to stimulate advances in applied and fundamental science. Fullerenes are known as excellent electron acceptors and can be chemically...
Keywords: Absorption, Diffusion, Electronics, Organic electronics, Photosynthesis, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

Polymer Semiconductors for Intrinsically Stretchable Organic Transistors

Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5025, USA *E-mail: zbao@stanford.edu
Ging-Ji Nathan Wang, Zhenan Bao*
Material Matters, 2017, 12.3
Keywords: Bacterial conjugations, Crystallization, Degradations, Diffraction, Electronics, Hydrogenations, Microscopy, Nucleic acid annealing, Optical microscopy, Organic electronics, Polymerization reactions, Semiconductor, Separation, Solar cells, X-Ray diffraction

Recent Advances in Hybrid Halide Perovskites-based Solar Cells

Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram, Shaik. M. Zakeeruddin, Michaël Grätzel* Laboratory for Photonics and Interfaces (LPI) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL) 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland *...
Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram, Shaik. M. Zakeeruddin, Michaël Grätzel
Material Matters, 2016, 11.1, 3
Keywords: Absorption, Atomic layer deposition, Capillary electrophoresis, Degradations, Deposition, Diffusion, Environmental, Infrared spectroscopy, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes, Nucleic acid annealing, Recombination, Semiconductor, Separation, Sol-gel, Solar cells, Solvents, Spectroscopy, Spin coating, Substitutions

Understanding and Successfully Applying Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Hans Desilvestro, Yanek Hebting, Mikael Khan, Damion Milliken Dyesol, Queanbeyan NSW 2620, Australia Email: yhebting@dyesol.com
Keywords: Absorption, Adhesion, Adsorption, Bacterial conjugations, Calorimetry, Deposition, Diffusion, Electronics, Extinction coefficient, Hydroxylations, Ligands, Mass spectrometry, Nucleic acid annealing, Oxidations, PAGE, Printed electronics, Recombination, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

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