CAS Number 1236111-76-4
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PCE8, electron acceptor in highly-efficient all-PSCs
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PNDI(2OD)T (also known as PCE8) is a family member of polynaphthalene diimide. It has successfully been used as an electron acceptor in highly-efficient all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs), achieving a record performance with PCE of 8% .
Compared to PC71BM, PNDI(2OD)T has lower-lying HOMO and higher-lying LUMO energy levels, which could potentially lead to higher open voltages in all-PSC devices.
PNDI(2OD)T also exhibits n-channel characteristics in organic field-effect transistor (OFET) devices, with its electron mobility (μe,FET) value being up to 0.25 cm2V−1 s-1 .
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PNDI(2OD)T is purified by Soxhlet extraction with methanol, hexane and chlorobenzene under an argon atmosphere
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|HOMO / LUMO||HOMO = -6.52 eV, LUMO = -4.04 eV |
|Classification / Family||PNDI polymers, Organic n-type semiconducting materials, PNDI polymers, Organic photovoltaics, All-Polymer solar cells (all-PSCs), Electron-acceptor polymers, OFETs, Perovskite solar cells.|
|Solubility||Soluble in chloroform, chlorobenzene, dichlorobenzene|
Literature and Reviews
- 8.0% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells with High Photovoltage of 1.1 V and Internal Quantum Efficiency near Unity, X Xu et al.,, Adv. Energy Mater., 8, 1700908 (2018); DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700908.
- Importance of Electron Transport Ability in Naphthalene Diimide-Based Polymer Acceptors for High-Performance, Additive-Free, All-Polymer Solar Cells, J. Choi et al., Chem. Mater., 27 (15), 5230–5237 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01274.
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