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Application of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Functionalized with an Anchoring Group in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Warnan, Julien, Pellegrin, Yann, Blart, Errol, Odobel, Fabrice, Zhang, Wei, Liu, Bin, Babu, Veluru Jagadeesh and Ramakrishna, Seeram (2011) Application of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Functionalized with an Anchoring Group in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Macromolecular rapid communications, 32 (15). pp. 1190-1194.

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Abstract

A series of three poly(3-hexylthiophene) functionalized either with a cyanoacetic acid (CA) or a rhodanine-3-acetic acid anchoring groups were synthesized and characterized. The TiO2 based dye-sensitized solar cells have been fabricated and performances were tested. We show that shorter chain length (15 thiophene units) linked to CA binding group gives good performances as Jsc, Voc, FF and η(%) were 6.93(mA · cm−2), 0.65(V), 0.67 and 3.02%, respectively. A maximum IPCE of ≈50% at 500 nm was recorded with a liquid electrolyte, under AM 1.5 simulated solar irradiance.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Warnan, JulienUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Pellegrin, YannUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Blart, ErrolUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Odobel, FabriceUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Zhang, Weiwz0003@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Liu, BinUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Babu, Veluru JagadeeshUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Ramakrishna, SeeramUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 3 August 2011
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.1002/marc.201100214
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2011 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Uncontrolled Keywords : Dye; Dye-sensitized solar cell; Films; Polythiophene; Surfaces
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 02 Jun 2017 08:29
Last Modified : 02 Jun 2017 08:29
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/841267

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