Agent Name

Rubrene

CAS Number

517-51-1

Formula

C42-H28

Major Category

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Synonyms

5,6,11,12-Tetraphenyltetracene; Rubren; Naphthacene, 5,6,11,12-tetraphenyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Dark brown or red powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Chemiluminescent activator." [ChemIDplus] "Rubrene is used as a sensitiser in chemoluminescence and as a yellow light source in lightsticks. As an organic semiconductor, the major application of rubrene is in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic field-effect transistors, which are the core elements of flexible displays." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

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