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Copper(II) phthalocyanine

triple-sublimed grade, >99.95% trace metals basis

CuPc, Pigment Blue 15, Phthalocyanine blue
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triple-sublimed grade


>99.95% trace metals basis


350 °C


678 nm


λem 404 nm

Orbital energy

HOMO 5.2 eV 
LUMO 3.5 eV 

OLED Device Performance


  • Color: green
  • Max. Luminance: 17200 Cd/m2

  • Color: red
  • Max. Luminance: 2000 Cd/m2
  • Turn-On Voltage: 7.5 V

ITO/CuPc/NPD/CBP:Firpic (6%)/BAlq3/LiF/Al
  • Color: blue
  • Max. EQE: 4.5 %

OPV Device Performance


  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 53.1 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.57 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.61
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 4.2 %

  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 18.8 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.58 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.52
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 3.6 %

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13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Longyun Hao et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 90(4), 1420-1427 (2012-09-05)
Application of pigments in textile coloring has many advantages such as less water and energy consumption, less effluent load and higher efficiency, so the pigments are perfect alternatives to dyes for eco-friendly coloring. In this work, a stable anionic nanoscale...
G Giancane et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 377(1), 176-183 (2012-04-21)
An octa-substituted copper phthalocyanine was dissolved in chloroform and spread on ultrapure water subphase in a Langmuir trough. The floating films were characterized at the air-water interface by the Langmuir isotherm, Brewster angle microscopy, and UV-Vis reflection spectroscopy and transferred...
Jun Ren et al.
The Journal of chemical physics, 134(19), 194706-194706 (2011-05-24)
We investigate the atomic structure and electronic properties of monolayers of copper phthalocyanines (CuPc) deposited on epitaxial graphene substrate. We focus in particular on hexadecafluorophthalocyanine (F(16)CuPc), using both theoretical and experimental (scanning tunneling microscopy - STM) studies. For the individual...
Yudong He et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 23(46), 5502-5507 (2011-11-08)
2D mica crystals (with thickness < 100 nm) obtained by mechanical exfoliation are incorporated for the first time into the design of organic thin film field-effect transistor arrays and organic single crystal transistors as a gate insulator. The size of...
Kai Xiao et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(9), 3680-3687 (2013-02-02)
The epitaxial growth and preferred molecular orientation of copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) molecules on graphene has been systematically investigated and compared with growth on Si substrates, demonstrating the role of surface-mediated interactions in determining molecular orientation. X-ray scattering and diffraction, scanning...


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