Morphology-performance relationships in high-efficiency all-polymer solar cells

Nanjia Zhou, Hui Lin, Sylvia J. Lou, Xinge Yu, Peijun Guo, Eric F. Manley, Stephen Loser, Patrick Hartnett, Hui Huang, Michael R. Wasielewski, Lin X. Chen, Robert P.H. Chang, Antonio Facchetti, Tobin J. Marks

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Careful selection of processing solvents to tune optimal active layer morphology in a donor-acceptor copolymer blend [PTB7:P(NDI2OD-T2)] yields bulk heterojunction microstructures with intradomain percolative pathways and enhanced charge transport. Such microstructures afford all-polymer solar cells with power conversion efficiencies as high as 2.7%.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1300785
JournalAdvanced Energy Materials
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 18 2014


  • morphology
  • organic photovoltaic cells
  • polymer-polymer solar cell

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Materials Science(all)

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