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MedKoo CAT#: 555167

CAS#: 1201915-91-4

Description: YD2 is a porphyrin sensitizer. YD2 is a useful material for making solar cell. Cosensitization of YD2-o-C8 with another organic dye enhances the performance of the device, leading to a measured power conversion efficiency of 12.3% under simulated air mass 1.5 global sunlight.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 1201915-91-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 555167
Name: YD2
CAS#: 1201915-91-4
Chemical Formula: C81H89N5O2Zn
Exact Mass: 1,227.63
Molecular Weight: 1,230.016
Elemental Analysis: C, 79.10; H, 7.29; N, 5.69; O, 2.60; Zn, 5.32

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Synonym: YD2; YD-2; YD 2.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: [5-[Bis(4-hexylphenyl)amino]-15-[2-(4-carboxyphenyl)ethynyl]-10,20-bis(3,5-di-tert-butylphenyl)porphyrinato]zinc(II)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C81H90N5O2.Zn/c1-15-17-19-21-23-53-27-34-63(35-28-53)86(64-36-29-54(30-37-64)24-22-20-18-16-2)76-72-45-43-70(84-72)74(57-47-59(78(3,4)5)51-60(48-57)79(6,7)8)68-41-39-66(82-68)65(38-31-55-25-32-56(33-26-55)77(87)88)67-40-42-69(83-67)75(71-44-46-73(76)85-71)58-49-61(80(9,10)11)52-62(50-58)81(12,13)14;/h25-30,32-37,39-52H,15-24H2,1-14H3,(H2-,82,83,84,85,87,88);/q-1;+2/p-1/b66-65-,67-65-,74-68-,74-70-,75-69-,75-71-,76-72+,76-73+;

SMILES Code: CC(C1=CC(C(C)(C)C)=CC(C(C2=CC=C(N23)C(N(C4=CC=C(CCCCCC)C=C4)C5=CC=C(CCCCCC)C=C5)=C6C=CC(C(C7=CC(C(C)(C)C)=CC(C(C)(C)C)=C7)=C8C=C9)=[N+]6%10)=C%11C=CC%12=[N+]%11[Zn-2]%103N8C9=C%12C#CC%13=CC=C(C(O)=O)C=C%13)=C1)(C)C

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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