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Title: Oxidation of rubrene, and implications for device stability

Abstract

In studying the formation and thermally activated cycloreversion of oxidized rubrene to pristine rubrene, we observed an irreversible, second stage oxidized product. Understanding the formation of the irreversible adduct will help one design more chemically robust rubrene derivatives.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [3];  [4]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Polymer Science and Engineering; University of Massachusetts Amherst; Amherst; USA
  2. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; University of California; Los Angeles; Los Angeles; USA
  3. Department of Polymer Science and Engineering; University of Massachusetts Amherst; Amherst; USA; College of Energy
  4. Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Harvard University; Cambridge; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1539973
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0015959
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Materials Chemistry C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 14; Journal ID: ISSN 2050-7526
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Materials Science; Physics

Citation Formats

Ly, Jack T., Lopez, Steven A., Lin, Janice B., Kim, Jae Joon, Lee, Hyunbok, Burnett, Edmund K., Zhang, Lei, Aspuru-Guzik, Alán, Houk, K. N., and Briseno, Alejandro L. Oxidation of rubrene, and implications for device stability. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/c7tc05775j.
Ly, Jack T., Lopez, Steven A., Lin, Janice B., Kim, Jae Joon, Lee, Hyunbok, Burnett, Edmund K., Zhang, Lei, Aspuru-Guzik, Alán, Houk, K. N., & Briseno, Alejandro L. Oxidation of rubrene, and implications for device stability. United States. doi:10.1039/c7tc05775j.
Ly, Jack T., Lopez, Steven A., Lin, Janice B., Kim, Jae Joon, Lee, Hyunbok, Burnett, Edmund K., Zhang, Lei, Aspuru-Guzik, Alán, Houk, K. N., and Briseno, Alejandro L. Mon . "Oxidation of rubrene, and implications for device stability". United States. doi:10.1039/c7tc05775j.
@article{osti_1539973,
title = {Oxidation of rubrene, and implications for device stability},
author = {Ly, Jack T. and Lopez, Steven A. and Lin, Janice B. and Kim, Jae Joon and Lee, Hyunbok and Burnett, Edmund K. and Zhang, Lei and Aspuru-Guzik, Alán and Houk, K. N. and Briseno, Alejandro L.},
abstractNote = {In studying the formation and thermally activated cycloreversion of oxidized rubrene to pristine rubrene, we observed an irreversible, second stage oxidized product. Understanding the formation of the irreversible adduct will help one design more chemically robust rubrene derivatives.},
doi = {10.1039/c7tc05775j},
journal = {Journal of Materials Chemistry C},
issn = {2050-7526},
number = 14,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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