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Non-halogenated solvents for environmentally friendly processing of high-performance bulk-heterojunction polymer solar cells

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High-performance bulk-heterojunction (BHJ) polymer solar cells (PSCs) processed from non-halogenated solvents with power conversion efficiency values over 7% are demonstrated for the first time. The effects of these solvents on the morphology, charge mobility, and PSC device performance have been systematically studied. The general applicability of these non-halogenated solvents to diverse polymer/fullerene systems has also been demonstrated.

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The article was received on 06 Jun 2013, accepted on 14 Aug 2013 and first published on 20 Aug 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE41915K
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2013,6, 3241-3248
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    Non-halogenated solvents for environmentally friendly processing of high-performance bulk-heterojunction polymer solar cells

    C. Chueh, K. Yao, H. Yip, C. Chang, Y. Xu, K. Chen, C. Li, P. Liu, F. Huang, Y. Chen, W. Chen and A. K.-Y. Jen, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 3241
    DOI: 10.1039/C3EE41915K

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