Advanced Materials

Highly Efficient Nanoporous TiO2-Polythiophene Hybrid Solar Cells Based on Interfacial Modification Using a Metal-Free Organic Dye

Authors

  • Rui Zhu,

    1. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering National University of Singapore Singapore 117576 (Singapore)
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  • Chang-Yun Jiang,

    1. Institute of Microelectronics Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) 11 Science Park Road, Singapore 117685 (Singapore)
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  • Bin Liu,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering National University of Singapore Singapore 117576 (Singapore)
    • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering National University of Singapore Singapore 117576 (Singapore).
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  • S. Ramakrishna

    Corresponding author
    1. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative National University of Singapore Singapore 117576 (Singapore)
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative National University of Singapore Singapore 117576 (Singapore).
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Abstract

Highly efficient nanoporous TiO2-polythiophene hybrid solar cells are reported. A metal-free organic dye (D102) is employed to modify the TiO2/polythiophene interface. Results indicate dye and interfacial engineering are crucial for highly efficient TiO2/P3HT hybrid solar cells.

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