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

D.J. Crouch, P.J. Skabara, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, S.J. Coles, M.B. Hursthous

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1465-1467
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • electronics
  • polymers

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