Dan Lehnherr - Isomerically Pure syn-Anthradithiophenes: Synthesis, Properties, and FET Performance

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  D. Lehnherr, A.R. Waterloo, K.P. Goetz, M.M. Payne, F. Hampel,   J.E. Anthony, O.D. Jurchescu, R.R. Tykwinski, Organic   Letters 2012, 14, 3660-3663


  The   synthesis of isomerically pure syn-anthradithiophene   derivatives (syn-ADTs) is described. X-ray   crystallography is used to compare the solid-state arrangement of   syn-ADT derivatives   2a,b to the analogous mixture   of syn- and anti-ADTs. Single-crystal OFETs   based on isomerically pure syn-ADTs   2a,b display device performance   comparable to those based on a mixture of ADT isomers   syn/anti-2a,b with   mobilities as high as 1 cm2/(V s).

  Address (URL): http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ol301503k