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Product Code B1591-1g
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A fluorinated carbazole building block

Used as a synthesis intermediate for bioactive compounds and emitters in application of antimicrobials and OLEDs

Specifications | MSDS | Literature and Reviews

2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole (CAS number 391-53-7), derived from carbazole, is a fluorinated aromatic heterocyclic compound with two benzene rings fused by a pyrrole. As the analogue of carbazole, 2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole and its derivatives show antibacterial performance with minimum inhibitory concentration of 25 µg/mL against E. Coli, B. subtilis and S. aureus. 2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole can be easily attached to another halogenated building block via Buchwald-Hartwig amination and copper catalysed alkylation, to enlarge the chromophore size of the molecules.

A fluorinated polyvinylcarbazole synthesised from 2-fluoro-9H-carbazole is exploited as a host material in organic light emitting diodes. It has a higher luminous current efficiency of 24 cd/A than polyvinylcarbazole (17 cd/A), owing to the wider HOMO-LUMO energy gap of the fluorinated polymers.

Multiple functional groups

Multiple functional groups

For facile synthesis

Fluorinated building block

Fluorinated carbazole building block

For drug discovery, organic synthesis, and OLEDs

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>99% High purity

General Information

CAS Number 391-53-7
Chemical Formula C12H8FN
Full Name 2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole
Molecular Weight 185.20 g/mol
Synonyms 2-Fluorocarbazole
Classification / Family Fluorinated building block, Heterocyclic building block, OLEDs, APIs

Chemical Structure

2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole chemical structure, CAS 391-53-7
2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole chemical structure, CAS 391-53-7

Product Details

Purity 99%
Melting Point Tm = 227 °C
Appearance Off-white powder

MSDS Documentation

2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole2-Fluoro-9H-carbazole MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews

  1. Fluorinated poly(N-vinylcarbazole) host for triplet energy confinement on phosphorescent emitter in organic light-emitting diodes, Y. Mizuno et al., MRS Online Proceedings Library, 1197, 19–24(2009); DOI: 10.1557/PROC-1197-D02-08.
  2. Antimicrobial potential of carbazole derivatives, V. Kadnor, Croat. Chem. Acta, 95(2), 39–48(2022); DOI: 10.5562/cca3899.
  3. Photophysical tuning of σ-SiH copper-carbazolide complexes to give deep-blue emission, A. Brannan et al., Inorg. Chem., 59(1), 315–324(2020); DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02409.
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