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Product Code B801-500mg
Price £220 ex. VAT

Specifications | MSDS | Literature and Reviews

FIC, namely 2-[5(6)-Fluoro-3-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1-ylidene]malononitrile (CAS number 507484-54-0), is a mono-fluorinated electron deficient end group that is used for the synthesis of highly efficient non-fullerene acceptors, i.e. L8-BO-F.

It is believed that fluorination of the end groups can promote intermolecular interactions through forming noncovalent F···S and F···H bonds to further extend the absorption of the targeted NFAs into near infrared (NIR).

507484-54-0 Electron deficient end group

Electron deficient end group

For the synthesis of highly efficient NFAs

High purity 507484-54-0

High purity

>98% FIC Purity

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507484-54-0 intemolecular interactions

Promotes intemolecular interactions

Through the hologen bonding

General Information

CAS Number 507484-54-0
Chemical Formula C12H5FN2O
Molecular Weight 212.18 g/mol
Full Name 2-[5(6)-Fluoro-3-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-1-ylidene]malononitrile
Synonyms IC-F, 2-[5(6)-Fluoro-2,3-Dihydro-3-oxo-1H-inden-ylidene]-propanedinitrile
Classification / Family Malononitrile, Indanone, Monomer and intermediates, None-fullerene acceptors (NFAs), NFA-OSCs, printing electronics

Chemical Structure

FIC - 2-((5)6-Fluoro-3-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden- 1ylidene)malononitrile CAS 507484-54-0
Chemical structure of FIC - 2-((5)6-Fluoro-3-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden- 1ylidene)malononitrile CAS 507484-54-0

Product Details

Purity >98% (by NMR)
Melting Point N/A
Appearance Off-white crystalline powder

MSDS Documentation


Literature and Reviews

  1. A Well-Mixed Phase Formed by Two Compatible Non-Fullerene Acceptors Enables Ternary Organic Solar Cells with Efficiency over 18.6%, Y. Cai et al., Adv. Mater., 33 (33), 2101733 (2021); DOI: 10.1002/adma.202101733.
  2. Efficient Non-Fullerene Organic Photovoltaic Modules Incorporating As-Cast and Thickness-Insensitive Photoactive Layers, T. Zhang et al., Adv. Energy Mater., 8 (25), 1801387 (2018); DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201801387.
  3. An asymmetric acceptor enabling 77.51% fill factor in organic solar cells, J. Cao et al., Sci. Bull. 65, 1876–1879 (2020); DOI: 10.1016/j.scib.2020.08.004.
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