Surface Structure of Organic Semiconductor [ n]Phenacene Single Crystals

Yusuke Wakabayashi, Masanari Nakamura, Kaori Sasaki, Takahiro Maeda, Yuutaro Kishi, Hiroyuki Ishii, Nobuhiko Kobayashi, Susumu Yanagisawa, Yuma Shimo, Yoshihiro Kubozono

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Surface structure relaxation of organic semiconductors affects the properties of organic devices, although such relaxation has not been well explored. Only two examples have been experimentally reported; tetracene shows a large surface relaxation, while rubrene exhibits no relaxation. Therefore, a systematic investigation of the surface relaxation is conducted on [n]phenacenes (n = 5, 7, and 9). Electron density analyses are performed based on the synchrotron surface X-ray scattering with the aid of first-principles calculations. The results show little surface relaxation in [n]phenacenes.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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