Self-Assembly of low-dimensional arrays of thiophene oligomers from solution on solid substrates

DBA Rep, R Roelfsema, JH van Esch, FS Schoonbeek, RM Kellogg, BL Feringa, TTM Palstra, TM Klapwijk

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Abstract

Bis‐urea‐oligothiophene (U2Tn) molecules are promising candidates for the construction of 1D semiconducting channels because of their strong tendency to self‐aggregate in solution into elongated 1D arrays. Here is reported the self‐assembly of low‐dimensional aggregates of U2Tn molecules onto several substrates (the Figure shows aggregation into directed fibers on a silica surface).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)563-566
JournalAdvanced materials
Volume12
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2000
Externally publishedYes

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