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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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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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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....


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