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Hakan Usta, M. Deniz Yilmaz, Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro, Damien Boudinet, Mitchell Denti, Wei Zhao, J. Fraser Stoddart and Antonio Facchetti BODIPY–Thiophene Copolymers as p-Channel Semiconductors for Organic Thin-Film Transistors Advanced Materials 25

Article first published online: 31 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201300318

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The synthesis and physicochemical properties of a new class of BODIPY–based donor-acceptor π-conjugated polymers are presented. Solution-processed top-gate/bottom-contact (TG-BC) thin-film transistors on flexible plastic substrates exhibit air-stable p-channel activities with charge carrier mobilities as high as 0.17 cm2/V·s and current on/off ratios of 105–106, the highest reported to date for a BODIPY-based semiconductor. The results shown here indicate a significant charge-transport improvement (>10000×) in BODIPY-based polymeric semiconductors, demonstrating its potential in future organic optoelectronic applications.

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