Enhanced performance and stability of a polymer solar cell by incorporation of vertically aligned, cross-linked fullerene nanorods

Chih Yu Chang, Cheng En Wu, Shih Yung Chen, Chaohua Cui, Yen Ju Cheng, Chain Shu Hsu, Yuh Lin Wang, Yongfang Li

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Abstract

Let the sun shine in: Highly efficient and stable polymer bulk-heterojunction solar cells can be achieved by the incorporation of vertically oriented, cross-linked polymer nanorods (see picture). The device exhibits a record power conversion efficiency of 7.3%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9386-9390
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume50
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 26 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • device stability
  • nanostructures
  • organic photovoltaics
  • polymers
  • solar cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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