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Title: Alkyl chain engineering of chlorinated acceptors for elevated solar conversion

Abstract

A chlorinated acceptor with 2-butyloctyl side chains and a 3D interpenetrated structure in the single crystal shows excellent PCE up to 16.43%.

Authors:
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  1. Shenzhen Grubbs Institute, Department of Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China
  2. Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1604107
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Materials Chemistry. A
Additional Journal Information:
[Journal Name: Journal of Materials Chemistry. A]; Journal ID: ISSN 2050-7488
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Mo, Daize, Chen, Hui, Zhou, Jiadong, Tang, Ningning, Han, Liang, Zhu, Yulin, Chao, Pengjie, Lai, Hanjian, Xie, Zengqi, and He, Feng. Alkyl chain engineering of chlorinated acceptors for elevated solar conversion. United Kingdom: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1039/C9TA12558B.
Mo, Daize, Chen, Hui, Zhou, Jiadong, Tang, Ningning, Han, Liang, Zhu, Yulin, Chao, Pengjie, Lai, Hanjian, Xie, Zengqi, & He, Feng. Alkyl chain engineering of chlorinated acceptors for elevated solar conversion. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9TA12558B.
Mo, Daize, Chen, Hui, Zhou, Jiadong, Tang, Ningning, Han, Liang, Zhu, Yulin, Chao, Pengjie, Lai, Hanjian, Xie, Zengqi, and He, Feng. Wed . "Alkyl chain engineering of chlorinated acceptors for elevated solar conversion". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9TA12558B.
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title = {Alkyl chain engineering of chlorinated acceptors for elevated solar conversion},
author = {Mo, Daize and Chen, Hui and Zhou, Jiadong and Tang, Ningning and Han, Liang and Zhu, Yulin and Chao, Pengjie and Lai, Hanjian and Xie, Zengqi and He, Feng},
abstractNote = {A chlorinated acceptor with 2-butyloctyl side chains and a 3D interpenetrated structure in the single crystal shows excellent PCE up to 16.43%.},
doi = {10.1039/C9TA12558B},
journal = {Journal of Materials Chemistry. A},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
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