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Sigma-Aldrich

Copper(II) phthalocyanine

sublimed grade, Dye content 99 %

Synonym(s):
CuPc, Pigment Blue 15, Phthalocyanine blue
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C32H16CuN8
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
576.07
Colour Index Number:
74160
Beilstein:
4121848
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

grade

sublimed grade

Quality Level

composition

Dye content, 99%

λmax

678 nm

fluorescence

λem 404 nm

Orbital energy

HOMO 5.2 eV 
LUMO 3.5 eV 

OLED Device Performance

ITO/CuPc/NPD/Alq3/C60/Mg:Ag

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

ITO/CuPc/NPD/Alq3/LiF/Al
  • 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

ITO/CuPc/PTCDA/In

  • 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 %

ITO/PEDOT:PSS/CuPc/C60/BCP/Al
  • 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 %

SMILES string

c1ccc2c(c1)C3=NC4=[N@@H]5C(=Nc6n7c(N=C8c9ccccc9C%10=[N@@H]8[Cu]57N3C2=N%10)c%11ccccc6%11)c%12ccccc4%12

InChI

1S/C32H16N8.Cu/c1-2-10-18-17(9-1)25-33-26(18)38-28-21-13-5-6-14-22(21)30(35-28)40-32-24-16-8-7-15-23(24)31(36-32)39-29-20-12-4-3-11-19(20)27(34-29)37-25;/h1-16H;/q-2;+2

InChI key

XCJYREBRNVKWGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Copper(II) phthalocynaine (CuPc) is a metal phthalocyanine dye that acts as a p-type semiconductor. It has a charge mobility of 10-4 cm2/Vs. It forms a chemically stable thin film that exhibits photoconductivity and catalytic activity.
TGA/DSC Lot specific traces available upon request

Application

CuPc is a semiconducting material that can be used in a variety of optoelectronic devices such as light emitting diodes (LEDs), field effect transistors (FETs) and solar cells/organic photovoltaics (OPVs).

Packaging

1 g in glass insert
5 g in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Very-high-efficiency double-heterostructure copper phthalocyanine/C 60 photovoltaic cells
Peumans P and Forrest SR
Applied Physics Letters, 79(1), 126-128 (2001)
Organic light-emitting diodes with improved hole-electron balance by using copper phthalocyanine/aromatic diamine multiple quantum wells
Qiu Y, et al.
Applied Physics Letters, 80(15), 2628-2630 (2002)
Single-crystal field-effect transistors based on copper phthalocyanine
Zeis R, et al.
Applied Physics Letters, 86(2), 022103-022103 (2005)
Effects of substrate temperature on copper (II) phthalocyanine thin films
Jungyoon E, et al.
Applied Surface Science, 205(1-4), 274-279 (2003)
A facile molecularly engineered copper (II) phthalocyanine as hole transport material for planar perovskite solar cells with enhanced performance and stability
Yang G, et al.
Nano Energy, 31(1), 322-330 (2017)

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