[2.2]Paracyclophane as a bridging unit in the design of organic dyes for sensitized solar cells

Yuan Jay Chang, Motonori Watanabe, Po Ting Chou, Tahsin J. Chow

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Organic dyes consisting of a [2.2]paracyclophane unit along the main chromophore are examined for their application in sensitized solar cells. These materials exhibit considerably high values of open-circuit voltage (Voc) ranging 0.69–0.72 V, and an overall efficiency up to 3.8%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)726-728
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Dec 12 2012
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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