Jie Min

Jie Min
The Institute for Advanced Studies · Wuhan University

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Additional affiliations
September 2011 - present
Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Position
  • PhD Student
September 2011 - October 2015
Independent Researcher
Independent Researcher
Position
  • PhD Student
September 2008 - July 2011
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Position
  • a Joint Master (MSc.)

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Publications (172)
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Achieving a finely tuned active layer morphology with a suitable vertical phase to facilitate both charge generation and charge transport has long been the main goal for pursuing the highly efficient bulk heterojunction (BHJ) all‐polymer solar cells (all‐PSCs). Herein, a solution to address the above challenge via synergistically combining the tern...
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Benefiting from the emerge of narrow‐band‐gap small‐molecule acceptors (SMAs), especially “Y” series, the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of polymer solar cells (PSCs) is rapidly improved. However, polymer donors with high efficiency, easy synthesis and good universality are relatively scarce except PM6 and D18. Herein, we designed and synthesize...
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Following the 2nd release of the “Emerging PV reports,” the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer-reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2021. Updated graphs, tables, and analyses are provided with several performance...
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Following the 2nd release of the “Emerging PV reports,” the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer‐reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2021. Updated graphs, tables, and analyses are provided with several performance...
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Batch‐to‐batch variation widely exists in conjugated donor‐acceptor (D‐A) block copolymer materials and plays a crucial role in photovoltaic performance of organic solar cells (OSCs). To investigate the influence of conjugated‐length of the intermediate block on the performance of single‐component OSC (SCOSCs), herein, four batches of conjugated bl...
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Despite the great success of organic photovoltaics in terms of device efficiency and stability at the laboratory scale, pressing demand for high-throughput and cost-effective solutions remains unresolved and rarely reported. Here we propose that a sequential-deposition, blade-coating approach using donor and acceptor materials can facilitate high-s...
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With the continuous breakthrough of organic photovoltaics (OPVs) efficiency, their practical applications are on the agenda. However, the thickness tolerance and upscaling in recently reported high‐efficiency devices remains challenging. In this work, the multi‐phase morphology and desired carrier behaviors were realized by utilizing the quaternary...
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The bulk heterojunction morphology of photovoltaic materials for organic solar cells (OSCs) is crucial to the fundamental optoelectronic properties. However, in the photoactive layer, the intrinsic crystalline packing structure of Y6, currently the hallmark molecule among the Y-series non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs), is still unclear. Here, employin...
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Moving one subunit of the central core to the other side in a small‐molecule acceptor (SMA) is an effective approach to achieve the goal of isomerization, which has proven viable to enhance photovoltaic performance. Herein, two isomeric SMAs of ThPy5 and ThPy6 are developed by changing the position of the thiophene unit of the dithieno[3,2‐b:2′,3′‐...
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Balancing and improving the open‐circuit voltage (Voc) and short‐circuit current density (Jsc) synergistically has always been the critical point for organic photovoltaics (OPVs) to achieve high efficiencies. Here, this work adopts a ternary strategy to regulate the trade‐off between Voc and Jsc by combining the symmetric‐asymmetric non‐fullerene a...
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The ternary strategy has been widely identified as an effective approach to obtaining high‐efficiency organic solar cells (OSCs). However, for most ternary OSCs, the non‐radiative voltage loss lies between those of the two binary devices, which limits further efficiency improvements. Herein, we designed an asymmetric guest acceptor BTP‐2F2Cl and in...
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The development of the internet-of-thing (IoT) ecosystem has an urgent demand for convenient energy sources, such as indoor organic photovoltaics (IOPVs), to power IoT devices. However, the limited medium band-gap acceptors hinder the development of IOPVs. Herein, we report a ternary system suitable for indoor applications. Introducing BTA1 into th...
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Power conversion efficiency (PCE) and color rendering index (CRI) are two important parameters for realizing the potential application of semitransparent organic photovoltaics (ST‐OPVs) into the field of building‐integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs). Herein, to extend the PCE limit while showing desirable neutral‐colored perception, formally in a trade...
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Developing novel third component is critical for the ternary organic solar cells (TOSCs). Herein, we design and synthesize two novel third components, MAZ-1 and MAZ-2, with 1,3-diethyl-2-thiobarbituric acid and 1,3-dimethylbarbituric acid as the weak electron withdrawing end groups, respectively. Both MAZ-1 and MAZ-2 could improve the photovoltaic...
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Balancing the charge generation and recombination constitutes a major challenge to break the current limit of organic photovoltaics (OPVs). To address this issue, an asymmetric non‐fullerene acceptor, namely the AC9, is developed and high‐performance OPV with a champion efficiency of 18.43% (18.1% certified) is demonstrated. This represents the rec...
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Large energy loss is one of the main limiting factors for power conversion efficiencies (PCEs) of organic solar cells (OSCs). To this effect, the chemical modifications of the famous Y‐series nonfullerene acceptor (NFA) BTP‐4Cl‐BO with a new end group, TPC‐Cl, whose π‐conjugation is extended through the fusing of 3‐(dicyanomethylene)indanone (IC) g...
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Single‐component organic solar cells (SCOSCs), which contain only one photoactive material in their active layers, promise many advantages with respect to the excellent device and morphological stabilities and a simplified film fabrication process. However, most of the high‐efficiency SCOSCs are fabricated by halogenated solvents. In this work, the...
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The large open-circuit voltage (Voc) loss is currently the main obstacle for pursuing the highly efficient organic photovoltaics (OPVs). To address this issue, we construct the ternary OPVs (TOPVs) consisting of symmetric BTP-eC9 and asymmetric BTP-S9 acceptors with similar absorption profiles and demonstrate it as a feasible way to increase Voc vi...
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Fair and meaningful device performance comparison among luminescent solar concentrator-photovoltaic (LSC-PV) reports cannot be realized without a general consensus on reporting standards in LSC-PV research. Therefore, it is imperative to adopt standardized characterization protocols for these emerging types of PV devices that are consistent with ot...
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Given the state-of-the-art impressive power conversion efficiency (PCE) of all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs) surpassing 17%, it’s getting increasingly urgent to achieve highly stable devices under long-term operational conditions. Herein, the...
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In spite of the great success of all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs) in terms of device efficiency mainly owing to the vigorous development of polymer donors (PDs) and polymer acceptors (PAs),...
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Manipulating the donor:acceptor (D:A) energetics, e.g. the highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) offset, is the key to balancing the charge separation and charge recombination for high-performance organic solar cells (OSCs)....
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Owing to the relentless march of technology of non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs), ternary organic solar cells (TOSCs) are demonstrating impressive power conversion efficiencies (PCEs). More efficient boosting needs to be achieved in reducing the energy loss (Eloss) and enhancing the operational lifespan of TOSCs. Herein, we introduced a medium bandgap...
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Side chain modification upon small-molecule acceptors (SMAs) is an effective method to realize high device efficiencies for organic solar cells (OSCs), among which the asymmetric side-chain strategy is a promising...
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How to design organic solar cell (OSC) systems with high device efficiency and excellent processing performance is still one of the urgent issues to be solved. Herein, we designed an...
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Correction for ‘Molecular dyads with non-fused electron acceptor backbones for single-component organic solar cells’ by Wang Wei et al. , J. Mater. Chem. A , 2022, 10 , 18753–18761, https://doi.org/10.1039/D2TA04310F.
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Despite the tremendous development of different high‐performing photovoltaic systems in non‐fullerene polymer solar cells (PSCs), improving their performance is still highly demanding. Herein, an effective and compatible strategy, i.e., binary‐solvent‐chlorinated indium tin oxide (ITO) anode, is presented to improve the device performance of the st...
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Following the 1st release of the “Emerging photovoltaic (PV) reports”, the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer-reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2020. Updated graphs, tables, and analyses are provided with sever...
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Numerous previous reports on the sequential deposition (SD) technique have demonstrated that this approach can achieve a p‐i‐n active layer architecture with an ideal vertical composition gradient, which is one of the critical factors that can influence the physical processes that determine the photovoltaic performance of organic solar cells. Herei...
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Herein, asymmetric isomer effects are systematically explored by designing and synthesizing two benzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazole (BT)‐fused nonacyclic electron acceptors. By changing from BP6T‐4F to asymmetric ABP6T‐4F, significantly enhanced dielectric constant and inhibited excessive molecular aggregation and unfavorable edge‐on orientation could be ac...
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Following the 1 release of the “Emerging PV reports” , the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer-reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2020. Updated graphs, tables and analyses are provided with several performance pa...
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Following the 1 release of the “Emerging PV reports” , the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer-reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2020. Updated graphs, tables and analyses are provided with several performance pa...
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The trade-off between efficiency and stability is a bit vague, and it is often tricky to precise control of the bulk morphology for simultaneously improving device efficiency and stability. Herein, three fused-ring conducted polymer acceptors containing furan, thiophene, and selenophene as the electron linkers in their conjugated backbones, namely...
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Two near-infrared (NIR) polymer acceptors (PAs, PYV, and PYV-Tz) based on fused-ring 2,1,3-benzothiadiazole (BT)- or benzotriazole (BTz)-based A′-DAD-A′ structure as electron-deficient-core and vinylene as the linking units, were designed and synthesized. The structure-property relationships of the all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs) with a wide ban...
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Clusters of water molecules have low ionization energies because of stabilization of charge from the dipole moment of surrounding molecules, and thus can form potential traps resulting in the undesirable photovoltaic performance in organic solar cells (OSCs). Herein, we demonstrated a solvent-water evaporation (SWE) strategy, which can effectively...
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In this paper, a difluoro‐monobromo end group is designed and synthesized, which is then used to construct a novel polymer acceptor (named PY2F‐T) yielding high‐performance all‐polymer solar cells with 15.22% efficiency. The fluorination strategy can increase the intramolecular charge transfer and interchain packing of the previous PY‐T based accep...
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Molecular design of non-fullerene acceptors is of vital importance for high-efficiency organic solar cells. The branched alkyl chain modification is often regarded as a counter-intuitive approach, as it may introduce an undesirable steric hindrance that reduces charge transport in non-fullerene acceptors. Here we show the design and synthesis of a...
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Covalently linking donor (D) and acceptor (A) moieties into single material can be an effective strategy to enable efficient exciton dissociation and charge generation. Herein, we synthesized a conjugated D-A block copolymer (PBDB-T-b-PYT), in which a donor block (PBDB-T) was connected to an acceptor block (PYT). Compared with the bulk heterojuncti...
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The field of all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs) has experienced rapid development during the past few years, mainly driven by the design of efficient polymer acceptors (PAs). However, the polymer/polymer blend systems still lag far behind polymer/small molecule acceptor counterparts in power conversion efficiencies (PCEs). Here, we designed a near-...
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All‐polymer solar cells (all‐PSCs) have achieved tremendous progress due to the recent advances of polymerized small molecule acceptors (PSMAs) and their power conversion efficiencies (PCEs) have reached over 14%. However, the practical applications of all‐PSCs are still severely restricted by the lack of PSMAs with a broad absorption spectrum, hig...
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A novel multi-selenophene-containing polymer acceptor PFY-3Se with a narrow band gap, high electron mobility, and improved intermolecular interaction was developed. In all-polymer solar cells, batch-to-batch insensitive PFY-3Se obtained an impressive power conversion efficiency (PCE) over 15 % with high reproducibility, which is much better than it...
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In this work, an efficiency of 15.17% in the PBDB‐T/PYT all‐PSCs fabricated by a layer‐by‐layer (LbL) deposition technique is achieved by synergistically controlling additive dosages, which is not only higher than that (14.06%) of the corresponding bulk heterojunction (BHJ) device, but also the top efficient for all‐PSCs. Through the studies of phy...
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In spite of the great success in device efficiency resulting from the excessive design of photovoltaic materials, the stability and cost issues concerning basic commercial requirements of organic solar cells (OSCs) remain unresolved or controversial, slowing down the introduction of market-ready applications. We proposed an exciting discovery that...
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Studies of the relationship between blend microstructure and photovoltaic performance are becoming more common, which is a prerequisite for rationally improving device performance. Non‐fullerene acceptors usually have planar backbone conformation and strong intermolecular packing, normally resulting in excessive phase separation. Herein, an effecti...
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All-inorganic perovskite CsPbI2Br is a promising wide bandgap light absorber for tandem solar cells owing to its appropriate bandgap and great thermal stability. However, high open-circuit voltage (VOC) deficit has been a major obstacle for obtaining high efficiency in CsPbI2Br-based solar cells and thus limiting their application. Herein, we emplo...
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Emerging photovoltaics (PVs), focuses on a variety of applications complementing large scale electricity generation. For instance, organic, dye-sensitized and some perovskite solar cells are considered in building integration, greenhouses, wearable and indoors, thereby motivating research on flexible, transparent, semitransparent, and multi-junctio...
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Despite the striking progress toward improving the efficiencies of organic solar cells (OSCs) resulting from the development of non‐fullerene acceptors (NFAs), there is a rising requirement of investigation into the molecular design for achieving photochemically stable NFAs. Here applying two isomeric NFA molecules a‐IDTBTRh and l‐IDTBTRh based on...
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Developing organic solar cells (OSCs) based on a ternary active layer is one of the most effective approaches to maximize light harvesting and improve their photovoltaic performance. However, this strategy meets very limited success in all‐polymer solar cells (all‐PSCs) due to the scarcity of narrow bandgap polymer acceptors and the challenge of mo...
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A regio‐regular polymer acceptor PYF‐T‐o with highly conjugated polymerization sites is synthesized, exhibiting red‐shifted absorption and ordered inter‐chain packing compared to its isomeric counterparts (PYF‐T and PYF‐T‐m). When employed in all‐polymer solar cells, the PYF‐T‐o‐based devices yield a higher efficiency of 15.2 %. Abstract Polymeriz...
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Polymerization sites of small molecule acceptors (SMAs) plays a vital role in determining device performance of all‐polymer solar cells (all‐PSCs). Different from our recent work about fluoro‐ and bromo‐ co‐modified end group of IC‐FBr (a mixture of IC‐FBr1 and IC‐FBr2), in this paper, we synthesized and purified two regiospecific fluoro‐ and bromo...
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Emerging photovoltaics (PVs), focuses on a variety of applications complementing large scale electricity generation. For instance, organic, dye-sensitized and some perovskite solar cells are considered in building integration, greenhouses, wearable and indoors, thereby motivating research on flexible, transparent, semitransparent, and multi-junctio...
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One of the most promising approaches to achieving high-performance all-polymer solar cells (all-PSCs) is to develop near-infrared polymer acceptors (PAs) constructed from n-type fused-ring electron acceptors (FREAs) as their fundamental building blocks. However, the effects of regioisomerized structures on the molecular and photovoltaic properties...
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Using the combination of polymer acceptors and small molecule donors (SMD/PA-type) is expected to exhibit easier morphology control because of the differed diffusion speed and solubility for their relatively large...
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Y6, as a state‐of‐the‐art nonfullerene acceptor (NFA), is extensively optimized by modifying its side chains and terminal groups. However, the conformation effects on molecular properties and photovoltaic performance of Y6 and its derivatives have not yet been systematically studied. Herein, three Y6 analogs, namely, BP4T‐4F, BP5T‐4F, and ABP4T‐4F,...
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Fluorination of end groups has been a great success in developing efficient small molecule acceptors. However, this strategy has not been applied to the development of polymer acceptors. Here, a dihalogenated end group modified by fluorine and bromine atoms simultaneously, namely IC-FBr, is first developed, then employed to construct a new polymer...
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Small molecular acceptors (SMAs) have gained extensive research attention as they offer many attractive features and enable highly efficient organic solar cells (OSCs) that cannot be achieved using fullerene acceptors. Recently, a new SMA named Y6 was reported, yielding high-performance OSCs with efficiencies of 15.7%. This report has inspired the...
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Emerging photovoltaics (PVs) focus on a variety of applications complementing large scale electricity generation. Organic, dye‐sensitized, and some perovskite solar cells are considered in building integration, greenhouses, wearable, and indoor applications, thereby motivating research on flexible, transparent, semitransparent, and multi‐junction P...
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Triphenylamine-based small push–pull molecules have recently attracted substantial research attention due to their unique optoelectronic properties. Here, we investigate the excited state de-excitation dynamics and exciton diffusion in TPA-T-DCV-Ph-F small molecule, having simple chemical structure with asymmetrical architecture and end-capped with...