Precursors of linear polyacenes: entry door to new semi-conductor materials

  • Institut Català d'Investigació Química (ICIQ)
  • From Spain
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  • Patents for licensing

Summary of the technology

A new strategy for the preparation of precursors of linear acenes has been developed. The developed acene precursors are hydrogenated acenes and are stable upon storage. They can be prepared in several synthetic steps using two catalytic key preparation steps. The precursors can be deposited onto surfaces and submitted to annealing to generate the linear acene. This strategy afforded the first-ever preparation of undecacene.

Institut Català d'Investigació Química (ICIQ)

Details of the Technology Offer

Current development status

Experimental technologies (technology has been laboratory tested). We have expertise in the synthesis. We are now seeking industrial partners to jointly develop commercial applications of the prepared precursors.


semi-conducting materials

electronic components




Desired business relationship

Patent licensing

Technology development

New technology applications

testing by third party under MTA

Intellectual property status

  • Patent already applied for
  • Patent application number :US16/320,691

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Related Keywords

  • Electronics, IT and Telecomms
  • Electronics, Microelectronics
  • Electronic circuits, components and equipment
  • Electronic engineering
  • Magnetic and superconductory materials/devices
  • Nanotechnologies related to electronics & microelectronics
  • Materials Technology
  • Conductive materials
  • Industrial Technologies
  • Chemical Technology and Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical material testing
  • Electronic Components
  • Other semiconductors
  • Chemicals and Materials
  • Semiconductor materials (eg silicon wafers)
  • Electronic chemicals

About Institut Català d'Investigació Química (ICIQ)

ICIQ is a leading R&D institute based in Tarragona (Spain) dedicated to the development of excellent research in the fields of chemistry and catalysis.

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