594687 Sigma-Aldrich


Synonym: 6T, Sexithiophene

  • CAS Number 88493-55-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H14S6

  • Molecular Weight 494.76

  •  MDL number MFCD03695488

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24881528

  •  NACRES NA.23



Related Categories Donor Materials, Materials Science, Organic Field Effect Transistor (OFET) Materials, Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) Materials, Organic and Printed Electronics,
form   solid
mp   290 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Orbital energy   HOMO 5.3 eV (opt)
  LUMO 3.1 eV (opt)
OPV Device Performance   ITO/6T/C60/BCP/Mg:Ag
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 0.8 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.4 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.46
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 0.52 %
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 4.1 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.41 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.55
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 0.92 %
  ITO/6T:C70 (1:5)/BCP/Mg:Ag
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 9.2 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.58 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.45
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 2.38 %
semiconductor properties   P-type (mobility=0.075 cm2/V·s)
Gene Information   human ... CA1(759), CA2(760), CCR1(1230), CD80(941), CTSK(1513), DRD2(1813), DRD3(1814), DRD4(1815), EDNRA(1909), F10(2159), F2(2147), KDR(3791), LCK(3932), LTB4R(1241), MAPK8(5599), MAPK9(5601), MLYCD(23417), MMP3(4314), MMP8(4317), MMP9(4318), PDGFRA(5156), PLA2G1B(5319), PLA2G2A(5320), TYMS(7298), UTS2R(2837)
rat ... Adra1a(29412), Adra1b(24173), Adra1d(29413), Ednra(24326), Ednrb(50672), Ltb4r(59264)



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