Ethyl 2,5-dibromothiophene-3-carboxylate is a thiophene carboxylic acid derivatives. Carboxylate group is electron withdrawn to lower the electron density at the thiophene ring.
Ethyl 2,5-dibromothiophene-3-carboxylate has been used for the synthesis of medium to low band-gap highly efficient polymer semiconductors, i.e. PTQ2 and PBDB-TF-T1 (also known as T1).
|Chemical formula||C7H6Br2O2 S|
|Molecular weight||314 g/mol|
|Full name||Ethyl 2,5-dibromothiophene-3-carboxylate|
|Classification / Family||Thiophene derivatives, Organic semiconducting materials intermediates, Semiconductor Synthesis, Organic Photovoltaics.|
|Melting point||35-37 °C|
|Appearance||Yellow brownish powder/crystals
Literature and Reviews
- Highly Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells Enabled by Random Ternary Copolymer Acceptors with High Tolerance on Molar Ratios, Y. Wu et al., RRL Solar, 4 (11), 2000409 (2020); DOI: 10.1002/solr.202000409.
- Achieving Over 15% Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaic Cells via Copolymer Design, Y. Cui et al., Adv. Mater., 31 (14), 1808356 (2019); DOI: 10.1002/adma.201808356.
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