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Why organic electronics

Organic electronics is of enormous technological interest for its ability to integrate circuits, batteries, sensors, and other functionalities on flexible plastic substrate. The successful aplication of this interesting materials platform depends on capturing its low-cost potential through the innovative fabrication of devices on inexpensible, large-area substrates.
In  projects  dealing with organic electronics, COC has  been involved in syntheses of organic semiconductors and precursors with a structure tailored to optimize a particular  functions, such as charge mobility, luminiscent properties etc. for use compounds in electronic and electrochromic device configurations. At present COC coordinates project FLEXPRINT focused on printed electronics applicable in smart packaging, security systems and smart textiles.

Organic molecules will shape the future of electronics and we want to be around.


EDOT and derivatives, PEDOT

Poly(3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) or PEDOT is a conducting polymer based
on 3, 4-ethylenedioxylthiophene (EDOT) monomer. Advantages of this polymer are optical transparency in its conducting state, high stability and moderate band gap and low redox potential. PEDOT has dominated  much of recent worldwide conducting polymer production. Properties of the PEDOT polymer can be further modified by the nature of substituents in EDOT-derivatives.
COC is in position to perform custom syntheses of  monomer EDOT and EDOT-derivatives (Products) and to deliver the products in excellent quality. E.g. 2-hydroxymethyl-EDOT synthetized using COC procedure is free
of 3, 4-propylenedioxythiophene (ProDOT).
A list of EDOT derivatives available.

 

Phthalocyanines 

phthalocyaninesPhthalocyanines chemistry has been studied by COC experts for years and outstanding scientific and technological expertise in the field has been achieved. In the past, the principle key research activities were aimed at products utilized in the paint, ink and plastics industries. Now COC is involved in extensive projects focused on electronic and photophysical features of phthalocyanine molecules containing a variety of central metals and substituents on the rings. Nature of the phthalocyanine structure and its organization in condensed phases play an important role in their conducting and ultraviolet-visible absorption properties.
The research results are intended for design and construction of modern technological devices (sensors, FET, PV) life sciences (photodynamic therapy, elimination of microorgamisms, etc.).
 

Diketopyrrolopyrroles

diketopyrrolopyrrolesDiketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) compounds have been widely used as high performance pigments they were first developed back in the early 1970s. The DPP-based materials were gradually exploited by optical and electrical applications for the excellent fluorescent properties and good charge carrier mobility. In recent years, great interest has been focused on developing optoelectronic devices containing  DPP core and attractive efficiencies have been achieved in power conversion and other high-tech applications.
Syntheses of novel DPP derivatives have been paid utmost attention in COC, together with structure/properties relationship studies including photogeneration and charge transport which are essential for designing new materials.
On demand you will be provided with a list of DPP derivatives available.

 
 

Perylene Imides

perylene_imides

Since late 1950’s these substances have been commercially used as vat dyes and high performance pigments. Their outstanding chemmical, thermal and photostability attract scientists and engineers to use perylene imides (PI) as high-tech materials. PI  and their derivatives are key n-type semiconductors in the field of organic electronics. By functionalizating different positions on the perylene core, derivatives with promising optical and electronic properties may be achieved.

On demand you will be provided with a list of PI derivatives available.