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Azide functionalized poly(3-hexylthiophene) and method of forming same

United States Patent

8,679,730
March 25, 2014
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Azido Functionalized Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and Method of Forming Same
The invention relates azide functionalized poly(3-hexylthiophene)s. Various azide functionalized poly(3-hexylthiophene)s and intermediates are disclosed and described, as well as method for making novel monomers that are synthesized and transformed into P3HT-N.sub.mp for use as organic conducting polymers in organic photovoltaic devices.
Qin; Yang (Albuquerque, NM), Grubbs; Robert B. (Miller Place, NY), Park; Young Suk (Coram, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
13/ 194,151
20120028191
July 29, 2011
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.