All Photos(1)

702854

Sigma-Aldrich

Copper(II) phthalocyanine

triple-sublimed grade, >99.95% trace metals basis

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

Quality Level

grade

triple-sublimed grade

assay

>99.95% trace metals basis

mp

350 °C

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

Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

Related Categories

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

Yu Li Huang et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 26(5), 3329-3334 (2010-02-24)
The self-assembly of the binary molecular system comprising copper(II) phthalocyanine (CuPc) and copper-hexadecafluoro-phthalocyanine (F(16)CuPc) on graphite has been investigated by in situ low-temperature scanning tunneling microscopy (LT-STM). The adsorption of this binary molecular system on graphite results in the formation...
Masaya Hirade et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 3(1), 80-83 (2011-01-05)
To enhance the performance of organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells, preparation of organic nanometer-sized pillar arrays is fascinating because a significantly large area of a donor/acceptor heterointerface having continuous conduction path to both anode and cathode electrodes can be realized. In...
Jia Liu et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(51), 21010-21015 (2011-11-24)
The bottom-up fabrication of surface hierarchical nanostructures is of great importance for the development of molecular nanostructures for chiral molecular recognition and enantioselective catalysis. Herein, we report the construction of a series of 2D chiral hierarchical structures by trinary molecular...
A Mugarza et al.
Physical review letters, 105(11), 115702-115702 (2010-09-28)
We study the electronic mechanisms underlying the induction and propagation of chirality in achiral molecules deposited on surfaces. Combined scanning tunneling microscopy and ab initio electronic structure calculations of Cu-phthalocyanines adsorbed on Ag(100) reveal the formation of chiral molecular orbitals...
Medhat A Shaibat et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 114(13), 4400-4406 (2010-03-17)
Cu(II)(phthalocyanine) (CuPc) is broadly utilized as an archetypal molecular semiconductor and is the most widely used blue printing pigment. CuPc crystallizes in six different forms; the chemical and physical properties are substantially modulated by its molecular packing among these polymorphs....

Articles

Applications of Organic Single-Crystalline Semiconductors

Aldrich Materials Science highlights recent developments in the applications of organic single-crystal semiconductors which allow their use in organic electronics and energy harvesting.

Metal-Organic Complexes for Doping Organic Semiconductors and Surface Doping

The conductivity of organic semiconductors can be increased, and the barriers to charge-carrier injection from other materials can be reduced, by the use of highly reducing or oxidizing species to n- or p-dope, respectively, the semiconductor.

Plexcore® OC Hole Injection Inks

Plexcore® organic conductive inks are electronic grade inks formulated for use in the hole injection layers of OLEDs.

High-Purity Sublimed Materials for Organic Electronic Devices

Sublimed materials for organic electronic devices such of OFETs and OTFTs allow the achievement of better electronic properties, and may help increase a device’s lifetime.

See All

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service