Controlled doping in thin-film transistors of large contorted aromatic compounds

Shengxiong Xiao, Seok Ju Kang, Yu Zhong, Shengguo Zhang, Amy M. Scott, Alberto Moscatelli, Nicholas J. Turro, Michael L. Steigerwald, Hexing Li, Colin Nuckolls

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Bigger and better: The new thin-film organic material octabenzcircumbiphenyl (OBCB; see scheme) forms an active layer in a field effect transistor, which can be switched simultaneously with two different inputs, that is, electrical bias and protonation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4558-4562
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number17
StatePublished - Apr 22 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • doping
  • organic electronic materials
  • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • switching
  • thin films

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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