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Simple organic molecules bearing a 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene linker for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells

Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.
Chemical Communications (Impact Factor: 6.72). 12/2008; DOI: 10.1039/b808535h
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ABSTRACT 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene and bis[2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethoxy]thiophene bridged donor-acceptor molecules for dye-sensitized solar cells have been synthesized, one of which achieved a solar-to-energy conversion efficiency of 7.3%, compared to 7.7% optimized for N719 dye.

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