An Air-Stable Semiconducting Polymer Containing Dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]arsole

Joshua P. Green, Yang Han, Rebecca Kilmurray, Martyn A. McLachlan, Thomas D. Anthopoulos, Martin Heeney

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Abstract

Arsole-containing conjugated polymers are a practically unexplored class of materials despite the high interest in their phosphole analogues. Herein we report the synthesis of the first dithieno[3,2-b;2′,3′-d]arsole derivative, and demonstrate that it is stable to ambient oxidation in its +3 oxidation state. A soluble copolymer is obtained by a palladium-catalyzed Stille polymerization and demonstrated to be a p-type semiconductor with promising hole mobility, which was evaluated by field-effect transistor measurements.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7148-7151
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume55
Issue number25
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 13 2016
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Catalysis

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