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New Conjugated Polymers for Organic Solar Cells

Title: Indacenodithiophene and Quinoxaline-Based Conjugated Polymers for Highly Efficient Polymer Solar Cells Authors: Yong Zhang, Jingyu Zou, Hin-Lap Yip, Kung-Shih Chen, David F. Zeigler, Ying Sun, and Alex K.-Y. Jen Affiliation:  Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Journal: Chemistry of Materials Organic solar…


Organic-Inorganic Composite Nanomaterials

Title: Semiconductor Anisotropic Nanocomposites Obtained by Directly Coupling Conjugated Polymers with Quantum Rods** Authors: Lei Zhao, Xinchang Pang, Ramkrishna Adhikary, Jacob W. Petrich, and Zhiqun Lin Journal: Angewandte Chemie International Ed. Organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells using combinations of conjugated polymers and semiconductor nanocrystals (quantum dots) offer…


Activating efficient phosphorescence from purely organic materials by crystal design

Journal: Nature Chemistry Authors: Onas Bolton, Kangwon Lee, Hyong-Jun Kim, Kevin Y. Lin, and Jinsang Kim Affiliation: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Phosphorescent materials, those which emit light long after excitation, have found increasing use in organic electronics as well as chemical and biological sensing. Perhaps…