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Skeletal formula
Space-filling model
Abbreviations DPA
CAS number 1499-10-1 YesY
ChemSpider 14430 YesY
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Molecular formula C26H18
Molar mass 330.42
Appearance Yellow powder
Density 1.22 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 248 to 250 °C (478 to 482 °F; 521 to 523 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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9,10-Diphenylanthracene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. It has the appearance of a slightly yellow powder. 9,10-Diphenylanthracene is used as a sensitiser in chemiluminescence. In lightsticks it is used to produce blue light. It is a molecular organic semiconductor, used in blue OLEDs and OLED-based displays.

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  1. ^ Adams, J. M.; Ramdas, S. (1979). "The Crystal Structure of Solution-Grown 9,10-Diphenylanthracene. A Combined Computational and X-Ray Study". Acta Crystallographica Section B 35 (3): 679–683. doi:10.1107/s0567740879004428. 

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