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Title Polymer photovoltaics : materials, physics, and device engineering / editors: Fei Huang, Hin-Lap Yip, Yong Cao
Published [Cambridge] : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series RSC polymer chemistry series ; 17
RSC polymer chemistry series ; 17
Contents 880-01 Cover; Polymer Photovoltaics; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1 -- New Chemistry for Organic Photovoltaic Materials; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Stille Polycondensation; 1.2.1 History and Mechanism of the Stille Coupling Reaction; 1.2.2 The Reaction Catalyst, Ligand and Solvent; 1.2.3 Monomers; 1.2.4 Advantages of the Stille Polycondensation; 1.2.5 Disadvantages of the Stille Polycondensation; 1.2.6 Examples of Synthesis of D-A Conjugated Polymers by Stille Coupling; 1.3 Suzuki Polycondensation; 1.3.1 History and Mechanism of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction; 1.3.2 Mechanism of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction
880-01 3.6 56π-Electron Conjugated Fullerene Derivatives
1.3.3 Catalyst, Ligand and Solvents1.3.4 Monomers; 1.3.5 Advantages of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction; 1.3.6 Drawbacks of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction; 1.3.7 Examples of the Suzuki Coupling Reaction; 1.4 C-H Activation/Direct Arylation Polycondensation; 1.4.1 History and Mechanism of the C-H Activation Polycondensation; 1.4.2 Mechanistic Insight; 1.4.3 Catalysts, Additive and Solvents; 1.4.4 Monomers; 1.4.5 Advantages of the Direct Arylation Polycondensation; 1.4.6 Drawbacks of the Direct Arylation Polycondensation; 1.4.7 Examples of the Direct Arylation Polycondensation; References
2.3.2 D-A Copolymers Based on Thiophene Units2.3.3 D-A Copolymers Based on Bridged Biphenyl Derivatives; 2.3.4 D-A Copolymers Based on Bridged Bithiophene Derivatives; 2.3.5 D-A Copolymers Based on Benzodithiophene Analogues; 2.3.6 D-A Copolymers Based on Indacenodithiophene Analogues; 2.4 Novel Terpolymer Donors for Polymer Solar Cells; 2.4.1 Design Considerations for Terpolymer Donors; 2.4.2 Novel Terpolymers Based on One Donor Unit; 2.4.3 Novel Terpolymers Based on Two Donor Units; 2.5 Summary and Outlook; References
Chapter 2 -- New Polymer Donors for Polymer Solar Cells2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Design Requirements and Strategies for Highly Efficient Polymer Donors; 2.2.1 Design Requirements for Highly Efficient Polymer Donors; Solubility; Absorption Spectrum; Energy Level; Mobility; Morphology; 2.2.2 Design Strategies for Highly Efficient Polymer Donors; Tuning the Backbone; Tuning the Side Chain; Post-Production; 2.3 Novel D-A Copolymers for Polymer Solar Cells; 2.3.1 Design Considerations for D-A Polymer Donors
Chapter 3 -- Fullerene Derivatives as Electron Acceptors in Polymer Solar Cells3.1 Design Concepts of Fullerene Acceptors; 3.2 PCBM; 3.2.1 Synthesis of PCBM; 3.2.2 Fundamental Properties of PCBMs; 3.2.3 PCBM Derivatives in Photovoltaic Applications; 3.2.4 [70]PCBM; 3.2.5 Mix-PCBM; 3.3 1,4-Di(organo)fullerene; 3.3.1 Silylmethylfullerene (SIMEF); 3.3.2 1,4-Di(aryl)fullerene; 3.4 Diphenylmethanofullerene (DPM); 3.4.1 Synthesis of Diphenylmethanofullerene; 3.4.2 Photovoltaic Application; 3.5 Fulleropyrrolidine; 3.5.1 Synthesis of Fulleropyrrolidine; 3.5.2 Photovoltaic Applications
Summary Polymer solar cells have gained much attention as they offer a potentially economic and viable way of commercially manufacturing lightweight, flexible and low-cost photovoltaics. With contributions from leading scientists, Polymer Photovoltaics provides an international perspective on the latest research for this rapidly expanding field. The book starts with an Introduction to polymer solar cells and covers several important topics that govern their photovoltaic properties including the chemistry and the design of new light harvesting and interfacial materials and their structure-property relationship; the physics for photocurrent generation in the polymer solar cells; new characterization tools to study morphology effect on the property of donor/acceptor bulk heterojunctions; new device concepts such as tandem cells and semi-transparent cells and advanced roll-to-roll processes for large-scale manufacturing of polymer solar cells. Written by active researchers, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the recent advancements in polymer solar cell technology for both researchers and students that are interested in this field
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from title details screen (Royal Society of Chemistry, viewed September 22, 2015)
Subject Conducting polymers.
Photovoltaic cells -- Materials.
Form Electronic book
Author Cao, Yong (Writer on optoelectronics), editor
Huang, Fei (Writer on polymer optoelectronics), editor
Yip, Hin-Lap, editor
ISBN 1523101946 (electronic bk.)
1782622306 (electronic bk.)
9781523101948 (electronic bk.)
9781782622307 (electronic bk.)