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Over the last 20 years, tremendous progress has been achieved in the design and fabrication of organic electronic devices. High performance LEDs, transistors, and memory devices—the materials science journals have it all! Follow the continuing progress and the latest breakthroughs in the field of organic electronics in our top-quality journals.

Daniele Braga, Gilles Horowitz
High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors
Adv. Mater., DOI: 10.1002/adma.200802733

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Molecular Origin of the Charge Carrier Mobility in Small Molecule Organic Semiconductors

Molecular Origin of the Charge Carrier Mobility in Small Molecule Organic Semiconductors

A first-principles-based multiscale model is presented, which accurately predicts charge carrier mobility of different materials varying over ten orders of magnitude. The model allows for the decomposition of the carrier mobility into molecule-specific quantities. The availability of fast and parameter-free screening tools to compute macroscopic materials properties may enable in silico screening of the chemical compound space for the development of highly efficient optoelectronic devices.

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Pascal Friederich, Velimir Meded, Angela Poschlad, Tobias Neumann, Vadim Rodin, Vera Stehr, Franz Symalla, Denis Danilov, Gesa Lüdemann, Reinhold F. Fink, Ivan Kondov, Florian von Wrochem, Wolfgang Wenzel
Adv. Funct. Mater., June 07, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201601807. Read article

s-Triazine-Based Functional Discotic Liquid Crystals: Synthesis, Mesomorphism and Photoluminescence

s‐Triazine‐Based Functional Discotic Liquid Crystals: Synthesis, Mesomorphism and Photoluminescence

A new series of C3-symmetric, π-conjugated molecules is designed, synthesized, and characterized. The materials show interesting properties that could be used for developing electronic devices.

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B. N. Veerabhadraswamy, Hashambi K. Dambal, D. S. Shankar Rao, C. V. Yelamaggad
ChemPhysChem, May 24, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201600280. Read article

Synthesis of Alkynylated Benzo[a]naphtho[2,3-i]phenazine Derivatives

Synthesis of Alkynylated Benzo[a]naphtho[2,3-i]phenazine Derivatives

Acene from a condensation: Four different bent benzo[a]naphtho[2,3-i]phenazines are efficiently synthesized by condensation of aromatic diamines with 1,2-naphthalenedione. The resultant azaacenes are spectroscopically and crystallographically characterized. Optical properties are studied and compared with those of the isomeric linear azaacenes.

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Sebastian Hahn, Philipp Biegger, Markus Bender, Frank Rominger, Uwe H. F. Bunz
Chem. Eur. J., December 11, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201503856. Read article.

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