A soluble precursor of hexacene and its application in thin film transistors

Motonori Watanabe, Wei Ting Su, Kew Yu Chen, Ching Ting Chien, Ting Han Chao, Yuan Jay Chang, Shun Wei Liu, Tahsin J. Chow

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Abstract

A soluble precursor of hexacene is prepared from a cycloaddition of hexacene and diethyl ketomalonate in high yield. It can be used to make hexacene thin-films through spin-coating for the fabrication of organic field effect transistors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2240-2242
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume49
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 18 2013
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Watanabe, M., Su, W. T., Chen, K. Y., Chien, C. T., Chao, T. H., Chang, Y. J., ... Chow, T. J. (2013). A soluble precursor of hexacene and its application in thin film transistors. Chemical Communications, 49(22), 2240-2242. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3cc00278k