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Title: Improving efficiencies by modulating the central metal ion in porphyrin-oligothiophene-mediated P3HT/PCBM organic solar cells
Authors: Lyons, Dani M.
KESTERS, Jurgen
MAES, Wouter
Bielawski, Christopher W.
Sessler, Jonathan L.
Issue Date: 2013
Citation: SYNTHETIC METALS, 178, p. 56-61
Abstract: The power conversion efficiencies of poly(3-hexylthiophene)/[6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester (P3HT/PCBM) bulk heterojunction organic solar cells were increased through the addition of small amounts (1–10%) of metalloporphyrin-oligothiophene conjugates. The effectiveness of these porphyrin additives was found to increase in the order free-base < Co < Zn < Ni < Cu, with the efficiency being enhanced by up to 17% for the terthiophene-substituted Cu(II)-porphyrin, pointing to an important effect of the metal center.
Notes: Sessler, JL (reprint author), Univ Texas Austin, Dept Chem & Biochem, Austin, TX 78712 USA. sessler@cm.utexas.edu
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/15801
DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2013.06.013
ISI #: 000324227200010
ISSN: 0379-6779
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2014
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