Decacyclene triimides: Paving the road to universal non-fullerene acceptors for organic photovoltaics

Toan V. Pho, Francesca M. Toma, Bertrand J. Tremolet De Villers, Sarah Wang, Neil D. Treat, Nancy D. Eisenmenger, Gregory M. Su, Robert C. Coffin, Jessica D. Douglas, Jean Frechet, Guillermo C. Bazan, Fred Wudl*, Michael L. Chabinyc

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Abstract

A novel n-type material, an alkylated decacyclene triimide (DTI), is utilized in organic photovoltaic devices as the first non-fullerene acceptor that performs efficiently with the benchmark donor polymer poly(3- hexylthiophene) (P3HT) as well as various narrow band gap polymers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1301007
JournalAdvanced Energy Materials
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2 2014

Keywords

  • electron acceptors
  • fullerenes
  • imides
  • organic photovoltaic devices
  • polycyclic hydrocarbons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Materials Science(all)

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