Advantageous 3D Ordering of π-Conjugated Systems: A New Approach Towards Efficient Charge Transport in any Direction


  • PJS would like to thank the Leverhulme Trust for a Leverhulme Research Fellowship and FV EPSRC (EP/E027431) for funding. TDA is grateful to EC for financial support under No: HPRN-CT-2002-00327 (EUROFET). Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience, or from the author.


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A new organic semiconductor based on a benzobisthiazole core has been studied as a hole transport material in field effect transistors; remarkably, the material self-assembles in the solid state to give intermolecular short contacts in all three dimensions.