Novel Silylethynyl Substituted Pentacenes With High-temperature Thermal Transitions


Modifications to the p-type semiconductor TIPS-Pentacene can result in elimination of the solid-solid thermal transition at 124 °C. This new material has shown mobility higher than 1 cm2/Vs. Elimination of the solid-solid thermal transition leaves the melting point as the lowest temperature transition at 199 °C.

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Redinger, D.H., Clough, R.S., Novack, J.C. et al. Novel Silylethynyl Substituted Pentacenes With High-temperature Thermal Transitions. MRS Online Proceedings Library 1270, 916 (2010).

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