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Title: 7.7% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells

Abstract

By controlling the polymer/polymer blend self-organization rate, all-polymer solar cells composed of a high-mobility, crystalline, naphthalene diimide-selenophene copolymer acceptor and a benzodithiophene-thieno[3,4-b]thiophene copolymer donor are achieved with a record 7.7% power conversion efficiency and a record short-circuit current density (18.8 mA cm-2).

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195-1750 USA
  2. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 90095-1569 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Molecularly Engineered Energy Materials (MEEM)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1386004
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001342
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 31; Related Information: MEEM partners with University of California, Los Angeles (lead); University of California, Berkeley; Eastern Washington University; University of Kansas; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; solar (photovoltaic), energy storage (including batteries and capacitors), charge transport, membrane, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Hwang, Ye-Jin, Courtright, Brett A. E., Ferreira, Amy S., Tolbert, Sarah H., and Jenekhe, Samson A. 7.7% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201501604.
Hwang, Ye-Jin, Courtright, Brett A. E., Ferreira, Amy S., Tolbert, Sarah H., & Jenekhe, Samson A. 7.7% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201501604.
Hwang, Ye-Jin, Courtright, Brett A. E., Ferreira, Amy S., Tolbert, Sarah H., and Jenekhe, Samson A. Thu . "7.7% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201501604.
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title = {7.7% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells},
author = {Hwang, Ye-Jin and Courtright, Brett A. E. and Ferreira, Amy S. and Tolbert, Sarah H. and Jenekhe, Samson A.},
abstractNote = {By controlling the polymer/polymer blend self-organization rate, all-polymer solar cells composed of a high-mobility, crystalline, naphthalene diimide-selenophene copolymer acceptor and a benzodithiophene-thieno[3,4-b]thiophene copolymer donor are achieved with a record 7.7% power conversion efficiency and a record short-circuit current density (18.8 mA cm-2).},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201501604},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
issn = {0935-9648},
number = 31,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {7}
}

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