Thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione-3,4-difluorothiophene Polymer Acceptors for Efficient All-Polymer Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

Shengjian Liu, Zhipeng Kan, Simil Thomas, Federico Cruciani, Jean-Luc Bredas, Pierre Beaujuge

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Branched-alkyl-substituted poly(thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione-alt-3,4-difluorothiophene) (PTPD[2F]T) can be used as a polymer acceptor in bulk heterojunction (BHJ) solar cells with a low-band-gap polymer donor (PCE10) commonly used with fullerenes. The
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12996-13000
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number42
StatePublished - Oct 6 2016

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge financial support under Baseline Research Funding from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and from ONR-Global (Award N62909-15-1-2003 to JLB). The authors thank M. Neophytou for some contributions in the early project developments, R.-Z. Liang for the morphology characterizations by TEM, and P. Wucher for the melting point examinations by DSC.


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