BT-C14-2Br, namely 5,5′-Dibromo-4,4′-ditetradecyl-2,2′-bithiophene, is a bithiophene derivate with unbranched tetradecyl alkyl (C14) chains. C14 side chains have tendency to self-aggregate in the mixture of solvent/non-solvent, i.e. chloroform and toluene.
BT-C14-2Br is normally used as a building block for the synthesis of PBTTT-C14.
|Molecular weight||716.80 g/mol|
|Classification / Family||Bithiophene, Semiconductor synthesis intermediates, Low band gap polymers, OFETs, Organic photovoltaics, polymer solar cells|
|Purity||> 98% (1H NMR in CDCl3)|
|Melting point||64 - 68 °C|
|Appearance||Off-white crystalline powder
Literature and Reviews
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