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Heterologous perylene diimide arrays: potential non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells

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Abstract

A new family of perylene diimide (PDI) arrays, heterologous ones (di-PDI and tri-PDI), were designed and efficiently synthesized by Suzuki cross-coupling reactions using two heterologous PDI monomers with different positions of bay- and ortho-substitution, respectively. The compounds exhibit unique photophysical and electrochemical properties and were successfully applied in non-fullerene organic solar cells with a superior power conversion efficiency of 4.55% for tri-PDI.

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The article was received on 16 Jul 2017, accepted on 10 Aug 2017 and first published on 10 Aug 2017


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7TC03171H
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, Advance Article
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    Heterologous perylene diimide arrays: potential non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells

    H. Wang, L. Chen and Y. Xiao, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7TC03171H

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