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Advantageous 3-D ordering of pi-conjugated systems : a new approach towards efficient charge transport in any direction

Pang, Hao and Vilela, Filipe and Skabara, Peter and McDouall, Joseph J. W. and Crouch, David J. and Anthopoulos, Thomas D. and Bradley, Donal D. C. and De Leeuw, Dago M. and Horton, Peter N. and Hursthouse, Michael B. (2007) Advantageous 3-D ordering of pi-conjugated systems : a new approach towards efficient charge transport in any direction. Advanced Materials, 19 (24). pp. 4438-4442. ISSN 1521-4095

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Abstract

A new organic semiconductor based on a benzobisthiazole core has been studied as a hole transport material in field effect transistors; remarkably, the material self-assembles in the solid state to give intermolecular short contacts in all three dimensions.