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Poly(3-alkylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regioregular or regiorandom

Alkyl = butyl, octyl, decyl, and docecyl.

Poly(3-butylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regioregular Electronic Grade Poly(3-octylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regioregular Electronic grade Poly(3-decylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regioregular Electronic Grade Poly(3-dodecylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regioregular

4001-E

4003-E

4004-E

4005-E

Poly(3-butylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regiorandom Poly(3-octylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regiorandom Poly(3-decylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regiorandom Poly(3-dodecylthiophene-2,5-diyl), regiorandom
4006 4008 4009 4010

Molecular weight (Mw):
Approximately 45-60K via GPC

Regioregularity unless otherwise noted:
91-94% via NMR

Metal contents (Br, Ni and Zn):
The "regular" series typically contains less than 0.2%

The "E" series typically contains less than 0.02%

Solubility:

These polymers are not soluble in protic solutions, such as alcohols. They are most soluble in chlorinated hydrocarbons such as chloroform, methylene chloride and carbon tetrachloride. They are reasonably soluble in THF and also aromatic hydrocarbon solvents such as toluene and xylene. The solubility differs with the 3-alkyl group chain length, the butyl being the least soluble and the dodecyl being the most soluble. The regiorandom versions are more soluble than the regioregular versions. Please feel free to contact us about specific solubility questions.

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