(Figure Presented) Four new DTS-BTD copolymers (P1-P4) differing by the concentration of electron-donating and -withdrawing substituents along the backbone have been synthesized and characterized by 2D-WAXS and in bottom-contact FETs. While all copolymers can self-assemble into lamellar superstructures, only P2 and P4 show a propensity to π-stack. P4 exhibits a hole mobility as high as 0.02 cm2 V-1 s-1 in excellent agreement with the close π-stacking and lamellar distances found by structural analysis (0.36 and 1.84 nm, respectively) and absorbs homogenously across the entire visible spectrum as solar cell applications require.
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