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Imidazolium Iodide

CAS Number 68007-08-9

Perovskite Materials, Perovskite Precursor Materials


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Imidazolium iodide (ImDI) and it derivatives are normally used as electrolyte materials for dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs).

Recently, with the development of perovskite solar cells and light-emitting diodes (LEDs), imidazolium iodide has also been used as an additive to perovskite solutions to inhibit the growth of 3D structures. This makes the structure less sensitive to moisture, thus improving device stability and lifetime.

General Information

CAS number 68007-08-9
Chemical formula C3H5IN2
Molecular weight 195.99 g/mol
Synonyms ImDI, 1H-Imidazole monohydriodide, Imidazole hydriodide, Imidazole hydroiodide
Classification / Family Alkylammonium halides, Perovskite precursor materials, Perovskite solar cells, Perovskite LEDs

Product Details

Purity 98%
Melting point 280 °C
Colour Powder/crystals

Chemical Structure

Imidazolium iodide, Imidazole hydroiodide, Imdi, 68007-08-9
Chemical structure of Imidazolium iodide; CAS No. 68007-08-9

MSDS Documentation

Imidazolium iodide MSDSImidazolium iodide MSDS sheet

Literature and reviews

  1. Globularity-Selected Large Molecules for a New Generation of Multication Perovskites, S. Gholipour et al., Adv. Mater., 1702005 (2017); doi: 10.1002/adma.201702005.
  2. Synthesis, crystal structure and phase transitions of a series of imidazolium iodides,
    M. Węcławik et al., CrystEngComm, 15, 5633-5640 (2013); DOI: 10.1039/C3CE40559A.

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