This work was financially supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (SFB 625) and the Max Planck Society through the program ENERCHEM. We thank Dr. C. G. Clark, Jr. for his help in the preparation of the manuscript.
Transparent Carbon Films as Electrodes in Organic Solar Cells†
Article first published online: 10 MAR 2008
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 47, Issue 16, pages 2990–2992, April 7, 2008
How to Cite
Wang, X., Zhi, L., Tsao, N., Tomović, Ž., Li, J. and Müllen, K. (2008), Transparent Carbon Films as Electrodes in Organic Solar Cells. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47: 2990–2992. doi: 10.1002/anie.200704909
- Issue published online: 1 APR 2008
- Article first published online: 10 MAR 2008
- Manuscript Revised: 22 JAN 2008
- Manuscript Received: 23 OCT 2007
- Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
- Max Planck Society
- solar cells
A window of opportunity: A transparent graphene film has been obtained by a new bottom-up chemical approach involving the thermal reaction of synthetic nanographene molecules of giant polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which are cross-linked with each other and further fused into larger graphene sheets. Such graphene films have been applied as window electrodes in organic solar cells (see picture).