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Issue 7, 2011

Towards “green” electronic materials. α-Oligofurans as semiconductors

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Abstract

We report that linear oligomers of furan, which is a biodegradable molecule directly obtainable from biomass, could be used as organic semiconductors and show field effect mobilities similar to those of the corresponding thiophene analogues. Efficient fluorescence and increased solubility of oligofurans and their derivatives are two other important advantages for their application in organic electronics.

Graphical abstract: Towards “green” electronic materials. α-Oligofurans as semiconductors

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Submitted
30 Oct 2010
Accepted
22 Nov 2010
First published
16 Dec 2010

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 1976-1978
Article type
Communication

Towards “green” electronic materials. α-Oligofurans as semiconductors

O. Gidron, A. Dadvand, Y. Sheynin, M. Bendikov and D. F. Perepichka, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 1976 DOI: 10.1039/C0CC04699J

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