Molecular design for improved photovoltaic efficiency: band gap and absorption coefficient engineering

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http://hdl.handle.net/10754/598872
Title:
Molecular design for improved photovoltaic efficiency: band gap and absorption coefficient engineering
Authors:
Mondal, Rajib; Ko, Sangwon; Norton, Joseph E.; Miyaki, Nobuyuki; Becerril, Hector A.; Verploegen, Eric; Toney, Michael F.; Brédas, Jean-Luc; McGehee, Michael D.; Bao, Zhenan
Abstract:
Removing the adjacent thiophene groups around the acceptor core in low band gap polymers significantly enhances solar cell efficiency through increasing the optical absorption and raising the ionization potential of the polymer. © 2009 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Citation:
Mondal R, Ko S, Norton JE, Miyaki N, Becerril HA, et al. (2009) Molecular design for improved photovoltaic efficiency: band gap and absorption coefficient engineering. J Mater Chem 19: 7195. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b915222a.
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Journal:
Journal of Materials Chemistry
Issue Date:
2009
DOI:
10.1039/b915222a
Type:
Article
ISSN:
0959-9428; 1364-5501
Sponsors:
This publication was partially based on work supported by the Center for AdvancedMolecular Photovoltaics, Award No KUS-C1015-21, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). We also acknowledge support from the Global Climate and Energy Program (GCEP) and the Stanford Center for Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies (CPIMA). Portions of this research were carried out at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, a national user facility operated by Stanford University on behalf of the U. S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. R. M. thanks Jack E. Parmer, George Margulis, and Eric Hoke for their help.
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dc.contributor.authorMondal, Rajiben
dc.contributor.authorKo, Sangwonen
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Joseph E.en
dc.contributor.authorMiyaki, Nobuyukien
dc.contributor.authorBecerril, Hector A.en
dc.contributor.authorVerploegen, Ericen
dc.contributor.authorToney, Michael F.en
dc.contributor.authorBrédas, Jean-Lucen
dc.contributor.authorMcGehee, Michael D.en
dc.contributor.authorBao, Zhenanen
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-25T13:42:50Zen
dc.date.available2016-02-25T13:42:50Zen
dc.date.issued2009en
dc.identifier.citationMondal R, Ko S, Norton JE, Miyaki N, Becerril HA, et al. (2009) Molecular design for improved photovoltaic efficiency: band gap and absorption coefficient engineering. J Mater Chem 19: 7195. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b915222a.en
dc.identifier.issn0959-9428en
dc.identifier.issn1364-5501en
dc.identifier.doi10.1039/b915222aen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/598872en
dc.description.abstractRemoving the adjacent thiophene groups around the acceptor core in low band gap polymers significantly enhances solar cell efficiency through increasing the optical absorption and raising the ionization potential of the polymer. © 2009 The Royal Society of Chemistry.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis publication was partially based on work supported by the Center for AdvancedMolecular Photovoltaics, Award No KUS-C1015-21, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). We also acknowledge support from the Global Climate and Energy Program (GCEP) and the Stanford Center for Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies (CPIMA). Portions of this research were carried out at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, a national user facility operated by Stanford University on behalf of the U. S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences. R. M. thanks Jack E. Parmer, George Margulis, and Eric Hoke for their help.en
dc.publisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)en
dc.titleMolecular design for improved photovoltaic efficiency: band gap and absorption coefficient engineeringen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Materials Chemistryen
dc.contributor.institutionStanford University, Palo Alto, United Statesen
dc.contributor.institutionGeorgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, United Statesen
dc.contributor.institutionStanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, United Statesen
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