One-pot [1+1+1] synthesis of dithieno[2,3-b: 3′,2′-d]thiophene (DTT) and their functionalized derivatives for organic thin-film transistors

Ming Chou Chen, Yen Ju Chiang, Choongik Kim, Yue Jhih Guo, Sheng Yu Chen, You Jhih Liang, Yu Wen Huang, Tarng Shiang Hu, Gene Hsiang Lee, Antonio Facchetti, Tobin J Marks

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A facile one-pot [1+1+1] synthesis of dithieno[2,3-b:3′,2′-d] thiophene (DTT; 1) has been achieved, enabling the efficient realization of a new DTT-based semiconductor series for organic thin-film transistors (OTFTs).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1846-1848
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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