A new asymmetric anthracene derivative with high mobility

  • Xixia Yu
  • Lei Zheng
  • Jinfeng Li
  • Lu Wang
  • Jiangli Han
  • Huayi ChenEmail author
  • Xiaotao ZhangEmail author
  • Wenping HuEmail author


An asymmetric anthracene derivative (4-HDPA) was designed and synthesized. With the optimization of proper scenario of fabrication process, top-contact thin film devices based on 4-HDPA exhibit mobility as high as 3.59 cm2 V–1 s–1, while its single-crystal devices exhibit mobility as high as 5.12 cm2 V–1 s–1, which is higher than the symmetrical counterpart of 4-HDPA in both single-crystal and thin film devices.


organic field-effect transistor (OFET) asymmetric anthracene derivative mobility 


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This work was supported by the National Key R&D Program (2017YFA0204503, 2016YFB0401100), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51703159, 51633006, 51733004), and the Strategic Priority Research Program (XDB12030300) of the Chinese Academy of Science.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tianjin Key Laboratory of Molecular Optoelectronic Science, Department of ChemistryTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.ShenMa Engineering Plastics Co. Ltd.PingdingshanChina

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