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Product Code M2050A1-100mg
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PBDD4T-2F, for highly efficient OPV devices

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PBDD4T-2F polymer semiconductor has been developed for OPV applications (including both fullerene and non-fullerene polymer solar cells) and has an efficiency of over 9% [1]. It has been built into tandem solar cells, and PCE reaching 13% was reported with the following structure: PBDD4T-2F:PC71BM (front cell) & PBDTTT-E-T:IEICO (rear cell) [2].

When compared to PBDD4T, PBDD4T-2F has a stronger tendency to aggregate in solution. It also has a stronger π–π stacking compact in solid thin-film, and shows a deeper HOMO energy level of -5.39 eV.

PBDD4T-2F finds applications in polymer solar cells with both fullerene and non-fullerene acceptors (such as ITIC and P(NDI2OD-T2) respectively) with highly efficient device performances.

Luminosyn™ PBDD4T-2F

Luminosyn™ PBDD4T-2F is now available.

High purity and high molecular weight
PBDD4T-2F is purified by Soxhlet extraction with methanol, hexane and chlorobenzene under an argon atmosphere - polymer at its pure best

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General Information

Full name Poly[[5,​7-​bis(2-​ethylhexyl)​-​4,​8-​dioxo-​4H,​8H-​benzo[1,​2-​c:4,​5-​c']​dithiophene-​1,​3-​diyl]​[3,​3'''-​bis(2-​ethylhexyl)​-​3'',​4'-​difluoro[2,​2':5',​2'':5'',​2'''-​quaterthiophene]​-​5,​5'''-​diyl]​]
Synonyms BDD4T-2F, PBDD-ff4T
Chemical formula (C58H72F2O2S6)n
CAS number 1890205-85-2
HOMO / LUMO HOMO = -5.39 eV, Eg = 1.76 eV [1]
Classification / Family Polythiophenes, Organic n-type semiconducting materials, Organic Photovoltaics, Polymer solar cells, Tandem Solar Cells, Electron-acceptor polymers, OFETs, Perovskite solar cells, All-polymer solar cells.
Suggesting solvents

Dichlorobenzene or Chlorobenzene+dichlorobenzene (1:1 v/v) at elevated temperature ca. 80 °C

Chemical Structure

pbdd4t-2f, chemical structure
Chemical structure and product image of PBDD4T-2F

MSDS Documentation

PBDD4T-2F MSDSPBDD4T-2F MSDS Sheet

Pricing

Batch Quantity Price
M2050A1 100 mg £440
M2050A1 250 mg £900
M2050A1 500 mg £1600
M2050A1 1 g £2900
M2050A1 5 - 10 g* Please enquire

*for 5-10 grams order quantity, the lead time is 4-6 weeks.

Batch details

Batch Mw Mn PDI Stock Info
M2050A1 138,330 53,285 2.60 In Stock

Literature and Reviews

  1. A Fluorinated Polythiophene Derivative with Stabilized Backbone Conformation for Highly Efficient Fullerene and Non-Fullerene Polymer Solar Cells, S. Zhang et al., Macromolecules, 49 (8), 2993–3000 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00248.
  2. Achieving 12.8% Efficiency by Simultaneously Improving  Open-Circuit Voltage and Short-Circuit Current Density in Tandem Organic Solar Cells, Y. Qin et al., Adv. Mater., 29, 1606340 (2017); DOI: 10.1002/adma.201606340.
  3. Over 11% Efficiency in Tandem Polymer Solar Cells Featured by a Low-Band-Gap Polymer with Fine-Tuned Properties, Z. Zheng, Adv. Mater., 28, 5133–5138 (2016); DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600373.

To the best of our knowledge the information provided here is accurate. The values provided are typical at the time of manufacture and may vary over time and from batch to batch. Products may have minor cosmetic differences (e.g. to the branding) compared to the photos on our website. All products are for laboratory and research and development use only.

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