The Synthesis and Optoelectronic Applications for Tellurophene-Based Small Molecules and Polymers

Xiaoxi Wu, Lei Lv, Lifang Hu, Qinqin Shi*, Aidong Peng, Hui Huang

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Tellurophene-based small molecules and polymers have received great attentions owing to their applications in thin-film transistors, solar cells, and sensors. This article reviews the current progress of the synthesis and applications of tellurophene-based small molecules and polymers. The physicochemical properties and optoelectronic applications of tellurophene-based materials are summarized and discussed. In the end, the challenges and outlook of tellurophene-based materials are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Issue number20
Pages (from-to)2600-2607
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Organic field effect transistors
  • Organic photodetectors
  • Organic photovoltaics
  • Organic semiconductors
  • Tellurophene

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