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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for organic photovoltaics
Author(s): Wallace W. Wong
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Paper Abstract

Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC) is a disc-shaped polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon with remarkable self-association properties. Solution processable alkyl substituted HBC compounds often exhibit discotic liquid crystalline behavior and have been shown to carry charges efficiently in bulk. In recent years, fluorenyl HBC (FHBC) compounds have emerged as promising materials for organic photovoltaics. The fluorene substituent imparts solution processability while maintaining good charge transport characteristics. Power conversion efficiency close to 3% has been reported for organic solar cell devices containing FHBC materials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 2011
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8312, Display, Solid-State Lighting, Photovoltaics, and Optoelectronics in Energy III, 83120J (17 December 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.902704
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Wallace W. Wong, The Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8312:
Display, Solid-State Lighting, Photovoltaics, and Optoelectronics in Energy III
Min Gu, Editor(s)

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