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Title: Hybrid solar cells via UV-polymerization of polymer precursor

Abstract

A hybrid photovoltaic cell comprising a composite substrate of a nanotube or nanorod array of metal oxide infiltrated with a monomer precursor and subsequently polymerized in situ via UV irradiation. In an embodiment, the photovoltaic cell comprises an electron accepting TiO2 nanotube array infiltrated with a photo-sensitive electron donating conjugated polymer. The conjugated polymer may be formed in situ through UV irradiation polymerizing a monomer precursor such as 2,5-diiodothiophene (DIT).

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531764
Patent Number(s):
8,269,100
Application Number:
12/489,001
Assignee:
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009-06-22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Darling, Seth B., Tepavcevic, Sanja, Rajh, Tijana, Dimitrijevic, Nada, and Sibener, Steven J. Hybrid solar cells via UV-polymerization of polymer precursor. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Darling, Seth B., Tepavcevic, Sanja, Rajh, Tijana, Dimitrijevic, Nada, & Sibener, Steven J. Hybrid solar cells via UV-polymerization of polymer precursor. United States.
Darling, Seth B., Tepavcevic, Sanja, Rajh, Tijana, Dimitrijevic, Nada, and Sibener, Steven J. Tue . "Hybrid solar cells via UV-polymerization of polymer precursor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531764.
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author = {Darling, Seth B. and Tepavcevic, Sanja and Rajh, Tijana and Dimitrijevic, Nada and Sibener, Steven J.},
abstractNote = {A hybrid photovoltaic cell comprising a composite substrate of a nanotube or nanorod array of metal oxide infiltrated with a monomer precursor and subsequently polymerized in situ via UV irradiation. In an embodiment, the photovoltaic cell comprises an electron accepting TiO2 nanotube array infiltrated with a photo-sensitive electron donating conjugated polymer. The conjugated polymer may be formed in situ through UV irradiation polymerizing a monomer precursor such as 2,5-diiodothiophene (DIT).},
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place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {9}
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