PNDI(2HD)T (high-mobility n-type polymer)

Order Code: M2081A1
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LuminosynTM PNDI(2HD)T is now available, featuring:

  • Higher molecular weights and high purityPNDI(2HD)T is purified via Soxhlet extraction with methanol, hexane and chlorobenzene under an argon atmosphere 
  • Batch-specific GPC data (to give you confidence in what you order, and to ensure convenience for your thesis and publications)
  • Larger-quantity orders (so you can plan your experiments with polymers from the same batch)


Batch Quantity Price
M2081A1 100 mg £299.8
M2081A1 250 mg £599.6
M2081A1 500 mg £1083.8
M2081A1 1 g £1966.7


Batch details

Batch Mw Mn PDI Stock Info
M2081A1 267,653 148,132 1.81 In stock


General Information

Full name Poly{[N,N'-bis(2-hexylldecyl)naphthalene-1,4,5,8-bis(dicarboximide)-2,6-diyl]-alt-2,5-thiophene}
  • P(NDI2HD-T)
  • Polynaphthalene diimide-thiophene
Chemical formula (C50H70N2O4S)n
CAS number 1675973-74-6
HOMO / LUMO HOMO = -5.64 eV, LUMO = -3.79 eV [1]
Classification / Family Organic n-type semiconducting materials, Organic photovoltaics, All-polymer solar cells (All-PSCs), Electron-acceptor polymers, OPV acceptors, OFETs, Perovskite solar cells.
Solubility Soluble in chloroform, chlorobenzene, dichlorobenzene


 P(NDI2HD-T), pndi2hd-t, 1675973-74-6
Chemical structure and product image of P(NDI2HD-T)
; Chemical formula: (C50H70N2O4S)n.



PNDI(2HD)T also known as P(NDI2HD-T), is a copolymer used as a polymer acceptor in high-performance all-polymer solar cells (All-PSCs).

All-PSCs based on PBDTTTPD and PNDI(2HD)T exhibited a PCE of 6.64% with better flexibility, stretching, and bending properties when compared to polymer solar cells with PCBMs as acceptors. The high performances of these devices with P(NDI2HD-T) as polymer acceptor was due to the high open circuit voltage (1.06 V) and favourable interfacial interactions between the active layers of polymer donor and acceptor.

It has also been demonstrated that a combination of polymer and small molecule acceptors, such as P(NDI2HD-T)/ITIC with only a small amount of ITIC in presence, significantly improves the device PCE from 6% to over 7% when PTP8 was used as polymer donor [5].


Literature and Reviews

  1. Flexible, highly efficient all-polymer solar cells, T. Kim et al., Nat. Commun., 6, 8547 (2015); DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9547.
  2. Impact of highly crystalline, isoindigo-based small molecular additives for enhancing the performance of all-polymer solar cells, H-H. Cho et al., J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 21291–21299 (2017); DOI: 10.1039/c7ta06939a.
  3. Comparative Study of Thermal Stability, Morphology, and Performance of All-Polymer, Fullerene–Polymer, and Ternary Blend Solar Cells Based on the Same Polymer Donor, T. Kim et al., Macromolecules, 50 (17), 6861–6871 (2017);
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00834.
  4. High-Performance All-Polymer Solar Cells Via Side-Chain Engineering of the Polymer Acceptor: The Importance of the Polymer Packing Structure and the Nanoscale Blend Morphology, C. Lee et al., Adv. Mater., 27, 2466–2471 (2015); DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405226.
  5. High-performance all-polymer nonfullerene solar cells by employing an efficient polymer-small molecule acceptor alloy strategy, G Ding et al., Nano Energy, 36, 356-365 (2017);


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