Synthesis and characterization of a tetra-alkylated alpha-conjugated duodecithiophene

Authors

  • Dr. Abderrahim Yassar,

    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
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    • Department of Physics, University Ibno Zohr, Agadir (Morocco)

  • Dr. Didier Delabauglise,

    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
    Current affiliation:
    1. L.I.E.S.G./E.N.S.E.F.G., 1130 rue de la Piscine, Domaine Universitaire, B. P. 75. F-38402 Saint Martin d'Heres (France)
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  • Dr. Mohamed Hmyene,

    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
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  • Dr. Belkassem Nessak,

    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
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  • Dr. Gilles Horowitz,

    Corresponding author
    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
    • Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
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  • Dr. Francis Garnier

    1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Moléculaires, C.N.R.S. 2 rue Henry Dunant, F-94320 Thiais (France)
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Abstract

An understanding of the doping process in polythiophene is a step closer with the synthesis and characterization of tetradecylduodecithiophene (see figure), the longest oligomer of thiophene so far isolated, which is soluble and acts as an effectife model for the polymer.

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