Pure Organic Redox Couple for Quantum-Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells

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  • Dr. Zhijun Ning,

    1. Department of Theoretical Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, 10691 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8 55378416
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    • These authors contibuted equally to the paper.

  • Dr. Haining Tian,

    1. Organic Chemistry, Center of Molecular Devices, Department of Chemistry, KTH Chemical Science and Engineering, 10044 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8-791-2333
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    • These authors contibuted equally to the paper.

  • Chunze Yuan,

    1. Department of Theoretical Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, 10691 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8 55378416
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  • Dr. Ying Fu,

    1. Department of Theoretical Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, 10691 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8 55378416
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  • Prof. Licheng Sun,

    Corresponding author
    1. Organic Chemistry, Center of Molecular Devices, Department of Chemistry, KTH Chemical Science and Engineering, 10044 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8-791-2333
    • Organic Chemistry, Center of Molecular Devices, Department of Chemistry, KTH Chemical Science and Engineering, 10044 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8-791-2333
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  • Prof. Hans Ågren

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    1. Department of Theoretical Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, 10691 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8 55378416
    • Department of Theoretical Chemistry, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, 10691 Stockholm (Sweden), Fax: (+46) 8 55378416
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Abstract

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A pure organic electrolyte McMT/BMT was introduced for quantum-dot-sensitized solar cells for the first time. The overall conversion efficiency of the cell is significantly improved by the utilization of the organic electrolyte (see scheme).

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