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Macromolecular Research

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 90–95 | Cite as

Acceptor Unit Effects for Ambipolar Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on TIPS-Benzodithiophene Copolymers

  • Henry Opoku
  • Chinna Bathula
  • Melaku Dereje Mamo
  • Nabeen K. Shrestha
  • Taegweon Lee
  • Yong-Young NohEmail author
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Abstract

Two narrow band gap triisopropylsilyl substituted benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b] dithiophene (TIPS-BDT) derivatives, P1 (1.65 eV) and P2 (1.46 eV) are synthesized for ambipolar organic field-effect transistors and complementary inverters. Two electron acceptor units, heptadecanyl substituted thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione (TPD) and ethylhexyl substituted diketopyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole (DPP) are incorporated to tune the structure and resulting properties of the donor-acceptor type copolymers. Structural modification based on the acceptor unit variation, resulted in comparable electrochemical, optical, microstructural, and charge transporting properties, as well as environmental and operational stability. TIPS-BDT copolymers with TPD acceptor units show comparatively superior performance, with field effect mobility ∼10-3 cm2V-1s-1 for both holes and electrons and inverter gain ∼18 with poly(methyl methacrylate) gate dielectric.

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TIPS-benzodithiophene ambipolar polymer organic field-effect transistors complementary inverters 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Opoku
    • 1
  • Chinna Bathula
    • 1
  • Melaku Dereje Mamo
    • 1
  • Nabeen K. Shrestha
    • 1
  • Taegweon Lee
    • 1
  • Yong-Young Noh
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Energy and Materials EngineeringDongguk UniversitySeoulKorea

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