Langmuir-Blodgett films of molecular conductors based on alkylTCNQ derivatives

T. Nakamura, T. Konuma, T. Akutagawa, H. Tachibana, R. Azumi, M. Matsumoto, H. Isotalo, S. Horiuchi, H. Yamochi, G. Saito

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The charge transfer properties of alkylTCNQ derivatives in the LB films of molecular conductors were examined. TMTTF, OMTTF and BEDOTTF were adopted as donors to form charge transfer complexes with C10 TCNQ or C14TCNQ. The degree of charge transfer of the alkylTCNQ in the LB films could be controlled from nearly neutral to fully ionic state by adopting appropriate donors for the counterpart. OMTTF-C10TCNQ formed a neutral complex which is located near the neutral-ionic boundary and is expected to be a candidate to realise neutral-ionic phase transition in the LB films.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1843-1844
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Feb 28


  • Conductivity
  • Hall effect
  • Infrared and raman spectroscopy
  • Langmuir-blodgett techniques
  • Magnetotransport
  • Organic conductors based on radical cation and/or anion salts
  • Other phase transitions
  • Transport measurements


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