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Quinacridone-based π-conjugated electronic materials

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Organic electronic materials are a hot topic of both academic and industrial studies because of their wide range of applications in various fields, e.g. displays, lighting and solar cells. In the development process of electronic materials, quinacridone (QA) and its derivatives have attracted increasing attention due to their intriguing properties, such as intense fluorescence in the dispersed state, strong absorption in the visible-light region, good carrier-transporting properties, as well as high photo, thermal and electrochemical stability. To date, the applications of QAs as electronic materials have been extensively explored in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), organic solar cells (OSCs) and organic field-effect transistors (OFETs). The continuously improved performance of the QA-based electronic devices enables QAs to be used as an important material system. To summarize the achievements and drawbacks of this class of electronic materials so as to promote their further development, we review the existing knowledge on the synthesis, device performance and structure–performance relationships of QA-based electronic materials.

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The article was received on 22 Aug 2016, accepted on 19 Sep 2016 and first published on 19 Sep 2016

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6TC03621J
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016,4, 9918-9936
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    Quinacridone-based π-conjugated electronic materials

    C. Wang, Z. Zhang and Y. Wang, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 9918
    DOI: 10.1039/C6TC03621J

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