skip to main content
DOE PAGES title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Theory of Primary Photoexcitations in Donor-Acceptor Copolymers

; ; ; ;
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-04ER46109; DMR-1121252
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters Journal Volume: 115 Journal Issue: 26; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Aryanpour, Karan, Dutta, Tirthankar, Huynh, Uyen N. V., Vardeny, Zeev Valy, and Mazumdar, Sumit. Theory of Primary Photoexcitations in Donor-Acceptor Copolymers. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.267401.
Aryanpour, Karan, Dutta, Tirthankar, Huynh, Uyen N. V., Vardeny, Zeev Valy, & Mazumdar, Sumit. Theory of Primary Photoexcitations in Donor-Acceptor Copolymers. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.267401.
Aryanpour, Karan, Dutta, Tirthankar, Huynh, Uyen N. V., Vardeny, Zeev Valy, and Mazumdar, Sumit. Wed . "Theory of Primary Photoexcitations in Donor-Acceptor Copolymers". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.267401.
title = {Theory of Primary Photoexcitations in Donor-Acceptor Copolymers},
author = {Aryanpour, Karan and Dutta, Tirthankar and Huynh, Uyen N. V. and Vardeny, Zeev Valy and Mazumdar, Sumit},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.267401},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 26,
volume = 115,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {12}

Journal Article:
Free Publicly Available Full Text
Publisher's Version of Record
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.267401

Citation Metrics:
Cited by: 12 works
Citation information provided by
Web of Science

Save / Share:

Works referenced in this record:

Aggregation and morphology control enables multiple cases of high-efficiency polymer solar cells
journal, November 2014

  • Liu, Yuhang; Zhao, Jingbo; Li, Zhengke
  • Nature Communications, Vol. 5, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6293

Hierarchical Nanomorphologies Promote Exciton Dissociation in Polymer/Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
journal, September 2011

  • Chen, Wei; Xu, Tao; He, Feng
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 9, p. 3707-3713
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl201715q

Relating Recombination, Density of States, and Device Performance in an Efficient Polymer:Fullerene Organic Solar Cell Blend
journal, June 2013

  • Hawks, Steven A.; Deledalle, Florent; Yao, Jizhong
  • Advanced Energy Materials, Vol. 3, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201300194

High-Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells Enhanced by Solvent Treatment
journal, January 2013

  • Zhou, Huiqiong; Zhang, Yuan; Seifter, Jason
  • Advanced Materials, Vol. 25, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1002/adma.201204306

Recent Advances in Singlet Fission
journal, April 2013

A Semi‐Empirical Theory of the Electronic Spectra and Electronic Structure of Complex Unsaturated Molecules. II
journal, May 1953

  • Pariser, Rudolph; Parr, Robert G.
  • The Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.1699030

Thermally Stable, Efficient Polymer Solar Cells with Nanoscale Control of the Interpenetrating Network Morphology
journal, October 2005

  • Ma, W.; Yang, C.; Gong, X.
  • Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 15, Issue 10, p. 1617-1622
  • DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200500211

Band to correlated crossover in alternating Hubbard and Pariser-Parr-Pople chains: Nature of the lowest singlet excitation of conjugated polymers
journal, September 1993

Electron interaction in unsaturated hydrocarbons
journal, January 1953

A design strategy for intramolecular singlet fission mediated by charge-transfer states in donor–acceptor organic materials
journal, January 2015

  • Busby, Erik; Xia, Jianlong; Wu, Qin
  • Nature Materials, Vol. 14, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1038/nmat4175

Computational Design and Selection of Optimal Organic Photovoltaic Materials
journal, July 2011

  • O’Boyle, Noel M.; Campbell, Casey M.; Hutchison, Geoffrey R.
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 115, Issue 32
  • DOI: 10.1021/jp202765c

Benchmarks for electronically excited states: Time-dependent density functional theory and density functional theory based multireference configuration interaction
journal, September 2008

  • Silva-Junior, Mario R.; Schreiber, Marko; Sauer, Stephan P. A.
  • The Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 129, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.2973541

Excited states in polydiacetylene chains: A density matrix renormalization group study
journal, June 2013

Polymer solar cells with enhanced open-circuit voltage and efficiency
journal, November 2009

  • Chen, Hsiang-Yu; Hou, Jianhui; Zhang, Shaoqing
  • Nature Photonics, Vol. 3, Issue 11, p. 649-653
  • DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2009.192

Theory of Singlet Fission in Polyenes, Acene Crystals, and Covalently Linked Acene Dimers
journal, March 2015

  • Aryanpour, Karan; Shukla, Alok; Mazumdar, Sumit
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 119, Issue 13
  • DOI: 10.1021/jp5124019

Toward a Rational Design of Poly(2,7-Carbazole) Derivatives for Solar Cells
journal, January 2008

  • Blouin, Nicolas; Michaud, Alexandre; Gendron, David
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 130, Issue 2, p. 732-742
  • DOI: 10.1021/ja0771989

A Low-Bandgap Poly(2,7-Carbazole) Derivative for Use in High-Performance Solar Cells
journal, September 2007

  • Blouin, N.; Michaud, A.; Leclerc, M.
  • Advanced Materials, Vol. 19, Issue 17, p. 2295-2300
  • DOI: 10.1002/adma.200602496

Hot exciton dissociation in polymer solar cells
journal, December 2012

  • Grancini, G.; Maiuri, M.; Fazzi, D.
  • Nature Materials, Vol. 12, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/nmat3502

25th Anniversary Article: A Decade of Organic/Polymeric Photovoltaic Research
journal, September 2013

Structural correlations in the generation of polaron pairs in low-bandgap polymers for photovoltaics
journal, January 2012

  • Tautz, Raphael; Da Como, Enrico; Limmer, Thomas
  • Nature Communications, Vol. 3, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1967

A quantum-chemical perspective into low optical-gap polymers for highly-efficient organic solar cells
journal, January 2011

  • Risko, Chad; McGehee, Michael D.; Brédas, Jean-Luc
  • Chem. Sci., Vol. 2, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00642D

Electronic excitations in finite and infinite polyenes
journal, September 1987

A polymer tandem solar cell with 10.6% power conversion efficiency
journal, February 2013

  • You, Jingbi; Dou, Letian; Yoshimura, Ken
  • Nature Communications, Vol. 4, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2411

Electronic structure of small band gap oligomers based on cyclopentadithiophenes and acceptor units
journal, January 2009

  • Karsten, Bram P.; Bijleveld, Johannes C.; Viani, Lucas
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 19, Issue 30
  • DOI: 10.1039/b901374a

Donor–acceptor semiconducting polymers for organic solar cells
journal, November 2012

  • Kularatne, Ruvini S.; Magurudeniya, Harsha D.; Sista, Prakash
  • Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 51, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1002/pola.26425

How much double excitation character do the lowest excited states of linear polyenes have?
journal, October 2006

Illumination-induced metastable polaron-supporting state in poly( p -phenylene vinylene) films
journal, July 2007

Solitons in conducting polymers
journal, July 1988