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Editor: David Smith; Editorial Board Chairs: Matthias Beller, Gabriele Centi, Licheng Sun

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Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemCatChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemPhysChem, Energy Technology

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May 31, 2017

VIP: Non-Conjugated Polymer as an Efficient Dopant-Free Hole-Transporting Material for Perovskite Solar Cells

Yachao Xu, Tongle Bu, Meijin Li, Prof. Tianshi Qin, Dr. Chengrong Yin, Dr. Nanna Wang, Dr. Renzhi Li, Prof. Jie Zhong, Prof. Hai Li, Prof. Yong Peng, Prof. Jianpu Wang, Prof. Linghai Xie and Prof. Wei Huang

Non-Conjugated Polymer as an Efficient Dopant-Free Hole-Transporting Material for Perovskite Solar Cells

Be flexible: By integrating a flexible polyvinyl main chain with carbazole-based hole-transporting side chains, a new non-conjugated polymer (PVCz-OMeDAD) with excellent film-forming ability and good hole mobility is designed and synthesized in high yield through a three-step reaction. By employing the ultra-thin PVCz-OMeDAD film (≈30 nm) as dopant-free hole-transporting layer, perovskite solar cells (PSCs) can realize a power conversion efficiency up to 16.09 %, suggesting the great potential of this non-conjugated polymer for future low-cost, large-scale, flexible PSCs applications.

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