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Poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl)

regioregular, average Mn 54,000-75,000, electronic grade, 99.995% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Plexcore OS 2100, P3HT
Linear Formula:
(C10H14S)n
CAS Number:
MDL number:

grade

electronic grade

assay

99.995% trace metals basis

form

solid

mol wt

average Mn 54,000-75,000

description

(>98% head-to-tail regioregular (HNMR))

mp

238 °C

Orbital energy

HOMO 5 eV 
LUMO 3 eV 

OPV Device Performance

ITO/NiO/P3HT/PC61BM/LiF/Al

  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 11.3 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.64 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.69
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 5.16 %

ITO/PEDOT:PSS/P3HT:PC61BM (1:08)/Al
  • Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 9.5 mA/cm2
  • Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.63 V
  • Fill Factor (FF): 0.68
  • Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 5 %

Mw/Mn

≤2.5

semiconductor properties

P-type (mobility=10−4 - 10−1 cm2/V·s)

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General description

Poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) is a regioregular semiconducting polymer. It is used in organic electronics primarily because of its regular end-to-end arrangement of side chain, which allows efficient Π-Π stacking of the conjugated backbones. On account of the alkyl side group, P3HT is rendered hydrophobic in neutral state.
LUMO level 3.1 eV

Application

High molecular weight; ultra-high purity P3HT optimized for use in organic photovoltaics (OPV) research and devices. Poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl) may be used extensively as a semiconducting layer in organic thin film field effect transistor (FETs) and solar cells.,2

Packaging

250 mg in poly bottle
1, 5 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

Product of Plextronics, Inc. U.S. Patent 6,166,172.
Plexcore is a registered trademark of Plextronics, Inc.

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