1,4-Fullerene Derivatives: Tuning the Properties of the Electron Transporting Layer in Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells

Varotto, A.; Treat, N.D.; Jo, J.; Shuttle, C.G.; Batara, N.A.; Brunetti, F.G.; Seo, J.H.; Chabinyc, M.L.; Hawker, C.J.; Heeger, A.J.; Wudl, F.
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.,
2011
50, 5166-5169.

Tune me up: The increasing number of new donor materials for organic solar cells requires compatible electron acceptors. A series of 1,4-fullerene adducts with tunable chemical, electronic, and material properties is introduced to effectively influence the photovoltaic characteristics of solar cells.