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Product Code M2095A2-100mg
Price $438.00 ex. VAT

PSBTBT, also known as Si-PCPDTBT, is a low band-gap polymer semiconductor that has a large absorption band in the visible light spectrum. It also extends its absorption to near-IR region.

PSBTBT is semi-crystalline with a shorter π-π stacking distance due to its significantly longer C-Si bond. This reduces the steric hindrance between the bulky side chains and adjacent thiophene rings.

General Information

Full name Poly[(4,4‐bis(2‐ethylhexyl)‐dithieno[3,2‐b:2′,3′‐d]silole)‐2,6‐diyl‐alt‐(2,1,3‐benzothiadiazole)‐4,7‐diyl]
Synonyms Si-PCPDTBT
CAS number 1089687-02-4
Chemical formula (C30H38N2S3Si)n
Molecular weight See Batch Details table above
HOMO / LUMO HOMO = - 5.0 eV, LUMO = - 3.5 eV [1]
Solubility Chloroform, chlorobenzene, dichlorobenzene
Classification / Family Dithienosilole, Organic semiconducting materials, Low band gap polymers, Organic photovoltaics, All-polymer solar cells, OFETs, Photodetectors

Chemical Structure

PSBTBT chemical structure
Chemical structure of PSBTBT

MSDS Documentation



Batch Quantity Price
M2095A2/A3 100 mg £350
M2095A2/A3 250 mg £740
M2095A2/A3 500 mg £1350
M2095A2/A3 1 g £2400

Batch Details

Batch Mw Mn PDI Stock Info
M2095A1 95 kDa 50,000 1.9 Discontinued
M2095A2 95 kDa 45,238 2.1 In stock
M2095A3 25,001 12,933 1.93 In Stock

Literature and Reviews

  1. 8.91% Power Conversion Efficiency for Polymer Tandem Solar Cells, Abd. Rashid bin Mohd Yusoff et al., Adv. Funct. Mater., 24, 2240–2247 (2014); DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201303471.
  2. Efficient Exciton Harvesting through Long-Range Energy Transfer, Y. Wang et al., ChemPhysChem, 16, 1263–1267 (2015); DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402740.
  3. Sub-ns triplet state formation by non-geminate recombination in PSBTBT:PC70BM and PCPDTBT:PC60BM organic solar cells, F. Etzold et al., Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 1511-1522 (2015); DOI: 10.1039/C4EE03630A (Paper)
  4. High-Performance Flexible Tandem Polymer Solar Cell Employing a Novel Cross-Linked Conductive Fullerene as an Electron Transport Layer, C-Y. Chang et al., Chem. Mater., 2015, 27 (5), pp 1869–1875; DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00161.
  5. What To Expect from Conducting Polymers on the Playground of Thermoelectricity: Lessons Learned from Four High-Mobility Polymeric Semiconductors. Q. Zhang et al., Macromolecules, 47 (2), 609–615 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/ma4020406.

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