Semiconducting polymers prepared by direct arylation polycondensation

Antonio Facchetti*, Luigi Vaccaro, Assunta Marrocchi

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Two flavors of π: Semiconducting π-conjugated polymers may open new opportunities for the fabrication of ecofriendly, inexpensive optoelectronic devices. These materials can be prepared by direct arylation polycondensation, a straightforward approach that generates little waste and no toxic by-products.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3520-3523
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number15
StatePublished - Apr 10 2012


  • direct arylation polycondensation
  • polymers
  • solar cells
  • sustainable chemistry
  • transistors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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