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|Title:||Low band gap polycyclic hydrocarbons: From closed-shell near infrared dyes and semiconductors to open-shell radicals|
|Source:||Sun, Z., Ye, Q., Chi, C., Wu, J. (2012-12-07). Low band gap polycyclic hydrocarbons: From closed-shell near infrared dyes and semiconductors to open-shell radicals. Chemical Society Reviews 41 (23) : 7857-7889. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2cs35211g|
|Abstract:||Low band gap (E g < 1.5 eV) polycyclic hydrocarbons have become one of the most important types of materials for many applications, for example, as semiconductors in organic field effect transistors (OFETs), as light-harvesting dyes in organic solar cells and photodetectors, as near infrared (NIR) fluorescent probes in high resolution bio-imaging and bio-sensing, and as chromophores in non-linear optics. The benzenoid polycyclic hydrocarbons as nano-sized graphene fragments also serve as perfect model compounds to understand the fundamental structure-property relationship of graphene. The ground state of these molecules can be described as either a closed-shell or an open-shell structure on the basis of their molecular size and edge structure. In this review, a summary will be given on a series of low band gap polycyclic hydrocarbons about their synthesis, physical properties and material applications. This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2012.|
|Source Title:||Chemical Society Reviews|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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