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Hexyl-substituted oligothiophenes with a central tetrafluorophenylene unit: crystal engineering of planar structures for p-type organic semiconductors

Crouch, D.J. and Skabara, P.J. and Heeney, M. and McCulloch, I. and Coles, S.J. and Hursthous, M.B. (2005) Hexyl-substituted oligothiophenes with a central tetrafluorophenylene unit: crystal engineering of planar structures for p-type organic semiconductors. Chemical Communications (London), 2005 (11). pp. 1465-1467. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

Rigidification has been achieved in thiophene - tetrafluorophenylene architectures through strong S center dot center dot center dot F and H center dot center dot center dot F intramolecular interactions; the resulting materials are promising candidates for p-type organic field effect transistors.