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Product Code M2084A1-100mg
Price $500 ex. VAT

Simple structure synthesis with great potential

Widely used in organic solar cells (OSCs) with high device performances


DRCN5T (CAS number 1674394-69-4) is a small molecule donor widely used in organic solar cells (OSCs) with high device performances - achieving power conversion efficiencies (PCE) of over 10%.

Readily available for simple structure synthesis with great potential for further chemical structure tuning, DRCN5T and its derivatives offer great opportunities for the future commercialisation of such OPV devices.

High Purity DRCN5T

High Purity

99% Purity DRCN5T

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Small molecule donor in OPVs

Small molecule donor in OPVs

Achieving PCE over 10%

Simple structural altering 1674394-69-4

Simple structural altering

For fine tuning its performance

DRCN5T from Ossila was used in the high-impact paper (IF 29.37), Triplet-Charge Annihilation in a Small Molecule Donor: Acceptor Blend as a Major Loss Mechanism in Organic Photovoltaics, J. Marin-Beloqui et al., Adv. Energy Mater., 2100539 (2021); DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202100539.

General Information


Full name 2,​2'-​[(3,​3''',​3'''',​4'-​tetraoctyl[2,​2':5',​2'':5'',​2''':5''',​2''''-​quinquethiophene]​-​5,​5''''-​diyl)​bis[(Z)​-​methylidyne(3-​ethyl-​4-​oxo-​5,​2-​thiazolidinediyliden​e)​]​]​bis-propanedinitrile
Purity 99% (1H NMR)
Synonyms DRCN5T
Chemical formula C70H86N6O2S7
Molecular weight 1267.93 g/mol
CAS number 1674394-69-4
HOMO / LUMO HOMO = -5.22 eV LUMO = -3.41 eV [1]
Melting point (DSC) ~217 °C [1]
Solubility/processing solvents Chloroform, chlorobenzene
Classification / Family Propanedinitrile, Heterocyclic five-membered ring, Organic semiconducting materials, Organic Photovoltaics, Small molecule donor, SM-OPVs

Chemical Structure


DRCN5T Chemical structure, CAS# 1674394-69-4
Chemical structure of DRCN5T, CAS# 1674394-69-4

MSDS Documentation


DRCN5T MSDSDRCN5T MSDS sheet

Pricing


Batch Quantity Price
M2084A1 100 mg £400
M2084A1 250 mg £900
M2084A1 500 mg £1600
M2084A1 1 g £2900
M2084A1 5 - 10 g* Please enquire
*For order quantities of 5 - 10 grams, the lead time is 4-6 weeks.

Literature and Reviews


  1. A Series of Simple Oligomer-like Small Molecules Based on Oligothiophenes for Solution-Processed Solar Cells with High Efficiency, B. Kan et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3886−3893 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00305.
  2. Towards predicting the power conversion efficiencies of organic solar cells from donor and acceptor molecule structures, Y. Zhou et al., J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7tc05290a.
  3. Triperylene Hexaimides Based All-Small-Molecule Solar Cells with an Efficiency over 6% and Open Circuit Voltage of 1.04 V,  N. Liang et al., 7(6), 1601664 (2017); DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201601664.
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