Organic solar energy material based on non-fullerene acceptors

Organic solar energy material based on non-fullerene acceptors

A non-intuitive, minuscule chemical tweak allows two molecular components to fit together in a way that boosts the conversion of light into electricity. The yellow component has undergone the tweak. It is comprised of a non-fullerene acceptor (NFA), which receives electrons from the blue component, an electron donor. Thanks to the same chemical tweak, the two molecular components are also well-packed in the material to facilitate the conduction of electrons to neighboring electrodes (not shown). Credit: Georgia Tech / Breda lab / Tonghui Wang

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  • Created On: Dec 18, 2019 - 5:25pm
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