Macromolecular Symposia

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June 26, 2012

Functional Polymers: Metal-Free and Metallated Polymers: Properties and Photovoltaic Performance

Functional Polymers: Metal-Free and Metallated Polymers: Properties and Photovoltaic Performance

A. Ng, C.-L. Ho, M. K. Fung, Y. C. Sun, S.-Y. Shao, Y.-Y. Fu, A. M. C. Ng, C. H. Li, W. K. Cheung, Y. H. Leung, A. B. Djurisic,* Q. Wang, Z. He, X. Wang, W.-K. Chan, Z.-Y. Xie,* J. A. Zapien, C. H. To, W.-Y. Wong*

Optical and photovoltaic properties of Pt-containing and metal-free polymers with similar structures are investigated. It is found that incorporation of metal results not only in an additional absorption band but also results in changes in the film morphology and phase separation, and hence a significant improvement in the photovoltaic performance.

Macromol. Chem. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/macp.201100686

Other contributions to the special series on functional polymers can be found here.

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