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Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-based materials for organic photovoltaics

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Abstract

Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) pigments have been widely used in inks, paints, and plastics since it was first developed back in the early 1970s. The DPP-based materials were gradually exploited by optical and electrical applications for the excellent fluorescent properties and good charge carrier mobility. In recent years, great interest has been focused on developing organic photovoltaic functional materials containing a DPP core and attractive efficiencies have been achieved. This feature article describes the application of DPP-based materials, highlighting the applications in optoelectrical fields.

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The article was received on 17 Dec 2011, accepted on 10 Jan 2012 and first published on 11 Jan 2012


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17886A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 3039-3051
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    Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-based materials for organic photovoltaics

    S. Qu and H. Tian, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 3039
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17886A

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