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One-Step Facile Synthesis of a Simple Hole Transport Material for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells
Durrant, James R.
KAUST DepartmentSolar and Photovoltaic Engineering Research Center (SPERC)
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AbstractA hole transporting material was designed for use in perovskite solar cells, with a facile one-step synthesis from inexpensive, com-mercially available reagents. The molecule comprises a central fluorinated phenyl core with pendant aryl amines, namely, 3,6-difluoro-N1,N1,N2,N2,N4,N4,N5,N5-octakis(4-methoxyphenyl)benzene-1,2,4,5-tetraamine (DFTAB). A power conversion efficiency of up to 10.4% was achieved in a mesoporous perovskite device architecture. The merits of a simple and potentially low cost syn-thetic route as well as promising performance in perovskite devices, encourages further development of this materials class as new low-cost hole transporting materials for the scale up of perovskite solar cells.
CitationOne-Step Facile Synthesis of a Simple Hole Transport Material for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells 2016 Chemistry of Materials
SponsorsWe acknowledge funding from EPSRC Project EP/G037515/1 and EP/I019278/1, EC FP7 Project SC2 (610115), EC FP7 Project ArtESun (604397), and EC FP7 POLYMED (612538) for the financial support.
JournalChemistry of Materials