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Synthesis of a polythieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivative with a low-lying HOMO level and its application in polymer solar cells

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Abstract

A planar benzodithiophene with lower HOMO was copolymerized with the thieno[3,4-b]thiophene unit to obtain a new low band gap polymer of PBDPTT-C, which exhibited a higher open-circuit voltage (Voc) of 0.8 V and a promising efficiency of 5.2%.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of a polythieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivative with a low-lying HOMO level and its application in polymer solar cells

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The article was received on 05 May 2011, accepted on 16 Jun 2011 and first published on 28 Jun 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12643A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 8850-8852

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    Synthesis of a polythieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivative with a low-lying HOMO level and its application in polymer solar cells

    L. Huo, X. Guo, Y. Li and J. Hou, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8850
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC12643A

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