A benzotrithiophene-based low band gap polymer for polymer solar cells with high open-circuit voltage

Christian B. Nielsen, Bob C. Schroeder, Afshin Hadipour, Barry P. Rand, Scott E. Watkins, Iain McCulloch

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Abstract

A new benzotrithiophene-containing donor-acceptor type copolymer for polymer solar cells is reported. The promise of benzotrithiophene as a weak donor material is reflected in a polymer band gap of 1.75 eV affording a high Voc of 0.81 V and a moderate PCE of 2.2% in a polymer solar cell.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17642-17645
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume21
Issue number44
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 28 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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