Advanced Materials

Emeraldicene as an Acceptor Moiety: Balanced-Mobility, Ambipolar, Organic Thin-Film Transistors

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  • Ali Reza Mohebbi,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    2. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Jonathan Yuen,

    1. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Jian Fan,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    2. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Cedric Munoz,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    2. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Ming feng Wang,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    2. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Rahau S. Shirazi,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Jason Seifter,

    1. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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  • Fred Wudl

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    2. Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA.
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Abstract

An extended, fused-ring aromatic poly(diketopyrrolopyrrole-emeraldicene) copolymer (PDTDPP-alt-EMD) is presented. Conjugated polymers exhibit balanced hole and electron mobilities when used as a single-component active semiconductor in organic thin-film transistors (OTFTs).

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