Naphthodithiophene-2,1,3-benzothiadiazole copolymers for bulk heterojunction solar cells

Bao Wang, Sai Wing Tsang, Weifeng Zhang, Ye Tao*, Ricky M S WONG

*Corresponding author for this work

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Two newly synthesized naphthodithiophene-based copolymers, PNB, exhibit a low optical bandgap of ∼1.64 eV with which the solar cells fabricated from the blend of PNB and PC71BM afforded a power conversion efficiency of 5.3% with external quantum efficiency over 60% in a broad spectral range.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9471-9473
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2011

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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