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Spray-on solar-power cells are true breakthrough
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 Scientists have invented a plastic solar cell that can turn the sun's power into electrical energy, even on a cloudy day. The plastic material uses nanotechnology and contains the first solar cells able to harness the sun's invisible, infrared rays. 

Stabilization of the nanomorphology of polymer–fullerene bulk heterojunction blends using a novel polymerizable fullerene derivative
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 Attenuated total reflection infrared spectroscopy (ATR-FTIR) was used to study the polymerization of  the morphology of P3HT–PCBG blend films is very stable, the IR absorption studies  displays an important route to increase the operational stability of plastic solar cell in future 

Flexible solar cells
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 The bottom cell captures the red and infrared photons and uses an i layer of a-SiGe  A plastic solar cell production line, where solar cells are printed roll-to-roll as newspapers are (photo  be varied by selection of the dye, including invisible PV cells based on near-IR sensitizers). 

Titanium suboxide as an optical spacer in polymer solar cells
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 The use of a layer of titanium suboxide (TiOx) between the bulk heterojunction (BHJ) thin film and the metal contact in plastic solar cell has been shown to increase  Since TiOx is nonabsorbing in the visible and infrared [see the measured extinction coefficient spectrum in Fig.

Plastic solar cells
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Picture of a large area plastic solar cell running a small motor  While thephotocurrent generation for the pristine PTPTB device has the maximum at low wavelengths with a small tail extending to the infrared (IR), the PTPTB/PCBM/PMMA (PMMA = poly(methyl- methacrylate 

Stability studies and degradation analysis of plastic solar cell materials by FTIR spectroscopy
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Stability Studies and Degradation Analysis of Plastic Solar Cell Materials by  Keywords: Infrared spectroscopy, Semiconducting films, Poly(phenylene vinylene) and derivatives, Fullerenes and  IR beam- In the present study we show results of controlled 

Low bandgap polymers for photon harvesting in bulk heterojunction solar cells
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The possibility of an all polymer device (plastic solar cell).  the long lifetime of the photoinduced charges.23 In the mid infrared regime, photoinduced infrared active vibrations  of charged polarons, symmetry forbidden A g vibrations of the polymer are activated in the IR and thus 

Thermal-induced changes on the properties of spin-coated P3HT: C sub 60 /sub thin films for solar cell applications
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 thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA), ultraviolet–visible (UV–vis) spectroscopy, photoluminescence (PL), Fourier transform infrared absorption (FT-IR) spectroscopy and  The production of very large-area plastic solar cell modules up to 1000 cm 2 has been reported [5 

Recent developments in conjugated polymer based plastic solar cells
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Picture of a large area plastic solar cell running a small motor 426  Since the studies are directly related to specific infrared absorption of the conjugated polymer itself, it is concluded that the stability of the conjugated polymer component is increased upon addition of C60. 

Infrared photovoltaics made by solution processing
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 Progress Article. Nature Photonics photovoltaics made by solution processing. Edward H. Sargent 1.ABSTRACT  2d. Figure 2: Architecture of a typical solution-processed infrared photovoltaic cell. 

Fabrication and processing of polymer solar cells: a review of printing and coating techniques
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Page 1. Review Fabrication and processing of polymer solar cells: A review of printing and coating techniques Frederik C. Krebs Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark articleinfo 

Photovoltaic action of conjugated polymer/fullerene bulk heterojunction solar cells using novel PPE-PPV copolymers
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 the LUMO of the acceptor and the HOMO of the donor, respectively.16,17 Hence future improvement of the plastic solar cell depends on  The chemical structures of the compounds were confirmed through 1 H NMR, 13 C NMR, elemental analysis and infrared (IR) spectroscopy.   

Metallated conjugated polymers as a new avenue towards high-efficiency polymer solar cells
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 Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 153511–153513 (2006). | Article | ChemPort |; Wang, X. et al. Infrared photocurrent spectral response from plastic solar cell with low-band-gap polyfluorene and fullerene derivative. Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 5081–5083 (2004). | Article | ChemPort |; Wang, X. et 

Alternating polyfluorenes collect solar light in polymer photovoltaics
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 5. Wang, XJ; Perzon, E.; Delgado, JL; de la Cruz, P.; Zhang, FL; Langa, F.; Andersson, M.; Inganas, O. Infrared photocurrent spectral response from plastic solar cell with low-band-gap polyfluorene and fullerene derivative Appl. Phys. Lett. 2004, 85, 5081– 5083.

Organic photovoltaic devices produced from conjugated polymer/methanoftillerene bulk heterojunctions
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 MDMO-PPV [6.6J-PCBM ,+ ^ Aluminum / Active layer - 3EDOT:PSS - » ITO */ Glass Figure 1: Chemical structure of Plastic Solar Cell materials as well as the  for the pristine PTPTB device has the maximum at low wavelengths with a small tail extending to the IR, the PTPTB 

Polymeric photovoltaic materials
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 The composite films exhibit a remarkably enhanced photoconductivity over the broad spectral range from the near infrared to the ultraviolet.  Full-size image (54K) Fig. 4. Picture of a fully flexible large-area plastic solar cell (6×6 cm). View thumbnail images. Full-size image (8K) 

The role of mesoscopic PCBM crystallites in solvent vapor annealed copolymer solar cells
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Recent advances in organic solar cells
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Page 1. Hindawi Publishing Corporation Advances in OptoElectronics Volume 2007, Article ID 40285, 15 pages doi:10.1155/2007/40285 Review Article Recent Advances in Organic Solar Cells Thomas Kietzke Institute of Materials 

Synthesis of novel copoly (styrene–maleic anhydride) materials and their luminescent properties
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 Infrared spectra were measured on a Nicolet Magna IR550.  IR (KBr) cm -1 : 3010, 2910, 1740, 1600, 1495, 1450, 750, 700 cm -1 . 1 H NMR (CDCl 3 ) ppm: 6.6–6.8 (benzene-H), 1.8–2, 3.6–3.8 (–CH  The optimal all-plastic solar cell devices are being made on the progress. 


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