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Title: Hole‐Transfer Dependence on Blend Morphology and Energy Level Alignment in Polymer: ITIC Photovoltaic Materials

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  1. Department of Chemistry and the Materials Research Center and Argonne‐Northwestern Solar Energy Research CenterNorthwestern University 2145 Sheridan Road Evanston IL 60208 USA
  2. Chemical Sciences and Engineering DivisionArgonne National Laboratory 9700 South Cass Avenue Lemont IL 60439 USA
  3. Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Materials Research Center and Argonne‐Northwestern Solar Energy Research CenterNorthwestern University 2145 Sheridan Road Evanston IL 60208 USA
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OSTI Identifier:
1411256
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DE‐SC0001059; DE‐AC02‐06CH11357
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Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Advanced Materials Journal Volume: 30 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Germany
Language:
English

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Eastham, Nicholas D., Logsdon, Jenna L., Manley, Eric F., Aldrich, Thomas J., Leonardi, Matthew J., Wang, Gang, Powers‐Riggs, Natalia E., Young, Ryan M., Chen, Lin X., Wasielewski, Michael R., Melkonyan, Ferdinand S., Chang, Robert P. H., and Marks, Tobin J. Hole‐Transfer Dependence on Blend Morphology and Energy Level Alignment in Polymer: ITIC Photovoltaic Materials. Germany: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201704263.
Eastham, Nicholas D., Logsdon, Jenna L., Manley, Eric F., Aldrich, Thomas J., Leonardi, Matthew J., Wang, Gang, Powers‐Riggs, Natalia E., Young, Ryan M., Chen, Lin X., Wasielewski, Michael R., Melkonyan, Ferdinand S., Chang, Robert P. H., & Marks, Tobin J. Hole‐Transfer Dependence on Blend Morphology and Energy Level Alignment in Polymer: ITIC Photovoltaic Materials. Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201704263.
Eastham, Nicholas D., Logsdon, Jenna L., Manley, Eric F., Aldrich, Thomas J., Leonardi, Matthew J., Wang, Gang, Powers‐Riggs, Natalia E., Young, Ryan M., Chen, Lin X., Wasielewski, Michael R., Melkonyan, Ferdinand S., Chang, Robert P. H., and Marks, Tobin J. Mon . "Hole‐Transfer Dependence on Blend Morphology and Energy Level Alignment in Polymer: ITIC Photovoltaic Materials". Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201704263.
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title = {Hole‐Transfer Dependence on Blend Morphology and Energy Level Alignment in Polymer: ITIC Photovoltaic Materials},
author = {Eastham, Nicholas D. and Logsdon, Jenna L. and Manley, Eric F. and Aldrich, Thomas J. and Leonardi, Matthew J. and Wang, Gang and Powers‐Riggs, Natalia E. and Young, Ryan M. and Chen, Lin X. and Wasielewski, Michael R. and Melkonyan, Ferdinand S. and Chang, Robert P. H. and Marks, Tobin J.},
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doi = {10.1002/adma.201704263},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
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place = {Germany},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
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