Synthesis and Molecular Properties of Partially Fluorinated DNTTs

18 December 2020, Version 1
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1,2,3,4-Tetrafluoro-dinaphthothienothiophene (F4DNTT) and 1,2,3,4,8,9,10,11-octafluoro-dinaphthothienothiophene (F8DNTT) were synthesized via bisthiomethyl alkene intermediates which were accessible by McMurry coupling or Wittig olefination of partially fluorinated naphthalene precursors. DFT-based electronic structure calculations, X-ray absorption spectroscopy (NEXAFS) and UV/Vis measurements were used for HOMO/LUMO gap determination and to analyse the electronic structures of the partially fluorinated DNTTs. Reduced exciton binding was observed in thin films


DNTT derivatives
Electronic Structure
Optical PropertiesStructures
Synthesis Design

Supplementary materials

DNTTs Supp Inf 15 12 final


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