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Rational design of molecular crystals for enhanced charge transfer properties

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Abstract

Here, using solution based self-assembly, we contrast a three-dimensional co-crystal, where a [1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene (BTBT) based donor and a tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) based acceptor leads to a mixed stacking sequence with pronounced intermolecular hybridization, with the donor–acceptor bilayer. Despite a comparable increase in conductivity, we observe a co-crystal with unique mechano-pyro-electric coupling properties.

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The article was received on 21 Sep 2017, accepted on 30 Oct 2017 and first published on 31 Oct 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7TC04316C
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017,5, 12338-12342
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    Rational design of molecular crystals for enhanced charge transfer properties

    Y. Guan, Z. Zhang, J. Pan, Q. Yan and S. Ren, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 12338
    DOI: 10.1039/C7TC04316C

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