Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics
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November 21, 2012
TREND: Thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione-Based Polymers for Optoelectronic Applications
Agnieszka Pron, Philippe Berrouard, Mario Leclerc*
Recently, push–pull type conjugated polymers consisting of thieno[3,4-c]pyrrole-4,6-dione (TPD) motif as an electron-deficient moiety gained a lot of attention for applications in plastic electronics. For instance, incorporation of TPD-based polymers into bulk heterojunction (BHJ) solar cells resulted in devices with power conversion efficiency (PCE) up to 8.5%. This Trend Article summarizes current research on such TPD-based polymers with special emphasis on structure–property relationships.
Macromol. Chem. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/macp.201200549