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Copper(II) phthalocyanine

sublimed grade, Dye content 99 %

Synonym: CuPc, Phthalocyanine blue, Pigment Blue 15

  • CAS Number 147-14-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C32H16CuN8

  • Molecular Weight 576.07

  •  Colour Index Number 74160

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 4121848

  •  EC Number 205-685-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00010719

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24878913

  •  NACRES NA.23

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Properties

Related Categories Donor Materials, Hole Transport (HT) & Hole Injection Layer (HIL) Materials, Hole Transport Materials, Infrared (IR) Dyes, Materials Science,
Quality Level   100
grade   sublimed grade
composition   Dye content, 99%
λmax   678 nm
fluorescence   λem 404 nm
Orbital energy   HOMO 5.2 eV 
  LUMO 3.5 eV 
OLED Device Performance   ITO/CuPc/NPD/Alq3/C60/Mg:Ag
• Color: green
• Max. Luminance: 17200 Cd/m2
  ITO/CuPc/NPD/Alq3/LiF/Al
• Color: red
• Max. Luminance: 2000 Cd/m2
• Turn-On Voltage: 7.5 V
  ITO/CuPc/NPD/CBP:FIrpic (6%)/BAlq3/LiF/Al
• Color: blue
• Max. EQE: 4.5 %
OPV Device Performance   ITO/CuPc/PTCDA/In
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 53.1 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.57 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.61
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 4.2 %
  ITO/PEDOT:PSS/CuPc/C60/BCP/Al
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 18.8 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.58 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.52
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 3.6 %
SMILES string   c1ccc2c(c1)C3=NC4=[N@@H]5C(=Nc6n7c(N=C8c9ccccc9C%10=[N@@H]8[Cu]57N3C2=N%10)c%11ccccc6%11)c%12ccccc4%12
InChI   1S/C32H16N8.Cu/c1-2-10-18-17(9-1)25-33-26(18)38-28-21-13-5-6-14-22(21)30(35-28)40-32-24-16-8-7-15-23(24)31(36-32)39-29-20-12-4-3-11-19(20)27(34-29)37-25;/h1-16H;/q-2;+2
InChI key   XCJYREBRNVKWGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Copper(II) phthalocynaine (CuPc) is a metal phthalocyanine dye that acts as a p-type semiconductor. It has a charge mobility of 10-4 cm2/Vs. It forms a chemically stable thin film that exhibits photoconductivity and catalytic activity.

Application

CuPc is a semiconducting material that can be used in a variety of optoelectronic devices such as light emitting diodes (LEDs), field effect transistors (FETs) and solar cells/organic photovoltaics (OPVs).

Packaging

1 g in glass insert

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
GL8510000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Metal-Organic Complexes for Doping Organic Semiconductors and Surface Doping

The conductivity of organic semiconductors can be increased, and the barriers to charge-carrier injection from other materials can be reduced, by the use of highly reducing or oxidizing species to n-...
Stephen Barlow and Seth R. Marder
Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics and School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0400, USA
Keywords: Chemical reactions, Deposition, Diffusion, Evaporation, Nitrogen phosphorus detector, Phase transitions, Photovoltaics, Redox Reactions, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solvents, Spectroscopy, Sublimation

Organic and Hybrid Electronics in Optical Analytical Applications

1Microelectronics Research Center and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011, USA 2Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA,...
Keywords: Absorption, Cardiovascular, Catalysis, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Diagnostic, Electronics, Evaporation, Infrared spectroscopy, Materials Science, Oxidations, Recombination, Semiconductor, Sol-gel, Solar cells

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Keywords: Degradations, Infrared spectroscopy, Polymerization reactions

Sublimed Materials for Organic Electronic Devices

Organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) have attracted considerable attention due to their potential for realizing large-area, mechanically flexible, lightweight and low-cost devices. One of the key...
Ajay Virkar, Zhenan Bao

Department of Chemical Engineering,
Stauffer III, 381 North-South Mall,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5025
Keywords: Calorimetry, Electronics, Evaporation, High performance liquid chromatography, Organic electronics, Purification, Semiconductor, Sublimation

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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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