High-mobility air-stable n-type semiconductors with processing versatility: Dicyanoperylene-3,4:9,10-bis(dicarboximides)

Brooks A. Jones, Michael J. Ahrens, Myung Han Yoon, Antonio Facchetti, Tobin J. Marks, Michael R. Wasielewski

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Taking up the semiconducting baton: Organic field-effect transistors fabricated with a new class of extremely electron-deficient cyanated perylene diimides are air-stable and exhibit n-type mobilities as high as 0.64 cm 2V-1 s-1 (see scheme). Devices can be fabricated from vapor-deposited and solution-cast films as well as top- and bottom-contact electrode configurations. (Graph presented).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6363-6366
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - Nov 26 2004


  • Conducting materials
  • Electron transport
  • Perylenes
  • Semiconductors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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