2,2-Bithiophene | 492-97-7

Additional information

CAS ID

492-97-7

IUPAC Name

2-thiophen-2-ylthiophene

Molecular Formula

C8H6S2

Molecular Weight

SMILES

C1(C2=CC=CS2)=CC=CS1

Description

68120

2,2′-bithiophene is a thiophene derivative that consists of two thiophene rings connected by a 2,2′-linkage.

ColorUndesignated
Boiling Point260°C
Formula Weight166.26
Physical FormCrystal-Lump at 20°C
Percent Purity≥98.0% (GC)

2,2′-Bithiophene is used as a precursor in the preparation of 5,5′-bis(trimethylstannyl)-2,2′-bithiophene , which is used for the synthesis of small molecules and polymer semiconductors for organic field-effect transistor (OFETs), organic light-emitting diode (OLED), Plastic Light Emitting Diode (PLED) and Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) applications.

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